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Scuba diving in Mun island, Nha Trang

We luckily had a beautiful sunny day with clear blue sky, calm and warm sea. Large yellow coral reefs were shinning at a depth of 12m under the bright sunlight. It was so relaxing and joyful when diving among the cliffs, admiring colorful flourish marine life, then nervously crawling into a narrow cave, dumbfounded by a big herd of black fishes inside, and anxiously swimming through them to get out. continue reading...

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17 days strolling through the extreme cold Scandinavia

It was the 17 coldest days of my life when I experienced in the weather from -15 oC to 6 oC. It was a trip that I achieved my own record for doing many things I never did. It was a trip with many troubles and incidents as well as the most interesting surprises. And it was also the memorial trip for our group when many of us could make it (9 people).

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Splendid terraced rice fields during ripen season in Northwest Vietnam

Coming to the Northwest in early October, although it passed the peak of ripeness, we were still stunned by the magnificent beauty of the terraced fields. There was no longer a brilliant yellow color as the rice fields have been somewhat harvested. It was replaced by the combination of the green of young rice, the golden yellow of ripening rice and dark brown of harvested fields, creating a vivid natural painting. continue reading...

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Karst Plateaus and breathtaking mountain passes in Northeast Vietnam

The most popular loop in our journey is probably Meo Vac, Dong Van, Ha Giang. We had 3 days to conquer the heart-stopping mountain pass of Northeast Vietnam, were overwhelmed with the majestic natural landscape of mountains and unique karst plateau, fascinated with gardens of lovely buck wheat flower in its early blossom and excited to observe the life of ethnic villages.continue reading...

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Mountainous scenery of Bac Can and Cao Bang

Mountainous provinces in Northeast Vietnam are famous for its charming landscapes. Ba Be Lake in Bac Can province gave me a peaceful and relaxing feeling with its turquoises quiet surface surrounded by towering mountains. The scenery became even more miraculous in early mist. Ban Gioc waterfall in Cao Bang appeared majestically and amazingly, while Nguom Ngao cave had a mysterious uniqueness and Pac Bo cave showed a historical charm.continue reading...

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Heart-stopping mountain passes in Northern Vietnam

One of the reasons to proceed my road trip across North East & West of Vietnam is the mountain passes, famous for their ruggedness, which can take the breath of the amateur drivers away. 13 days have passed with layers of emotions continuously interchanged, from nervous, tensed and concentrated to overcome dangerous sharp turns, to excited, surprised and fascinated by the spectacular natural scenery appearing after the curves, which can not be expressed in words. I am really proud of myself for conquering these heart-stopping mountain passes.continue reading...

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13 days conquering the striking loop in Northern Vietnam

13 days of driving on more than 2000km through 6 northern provinces in chilling early autumn, admiring golden undulating rice terraces and the early blossom of buck wheat, challenging my driving skills on rugged mountain passes, enjoying local food and understanding the life of mountainous minorities helped me to love our people and my country much more.continue reading...