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Những tên làng kỳ lạ nhất VN

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Có những tên làng rất nho nhã, nhưng cũng có những tên mới nghe người đang buồn cũng phải phì cười. Lại có những tên làng mà nói đến, đàn ông thì hả hê, đàn bà che mặt xấu hổ, tạm gọi là những tên làng kỳ dị

Chuyện làng Trinh Tiết

Trên đường vãn cảnh Chùa Hương, ngang qua xã Đại Hưng, huyện Mỹ Đức (Hà Nội), sẽ dễ dàng bắt gặp một cái cổng làng sơn vàng, mái cong. Cổng được xây dựng khá công phu và hoành tráng, trên cổng đắp hàng chữ to mang tên “Làng văn hóa Trinh Tiết”.

“Phượt” miền Tây

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Về Sa Đéc dạo phố đêm bên dòng Sa Giang thơ mộng, cùng thưởng thức lẩu cá bông lau; rồi đi Xẻo Quýt trải nghiệm thực tế các loại hình du lịch mùa nước nổi; đến Trà Sư khám phá rừng tràm vào buổi sớm mai; và dừng chân tại Tri Tôn để vui cùng lễ hội đua bò...
Đó là lịch trình đầy thú vị được các “lead phượt” (người tổ chức) mời gọi “xế - ôm” (bạn đồng hành) vào dịp cuối tuần để thoả sức khám phá những vùng đất mới, tìm hiểu về văn hoá bản địa và nghỉ ngơi thư giãn, cũng như trang bị những kỹ năng sống cần thiết.

10 ideal places for travel alone in Vietnam

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Traveling alone is the pleasures and interests of many people. It gives travelersexperiences that group traveling cannot.

1- Dalat
The resort city with the lovely scenery is an ideal place for those who love traveling alone. In Dalat visitors can admire the lyrical scene here with lots of flowers, the tree-lined streets, quiet roads in the early morning.

360 tourists book adventure tour of Son Doong Cave

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As many as 360 domestic and foreign tourists have registered for a tour to explore Son Doong, the largest natural cave in the world, in the central province of Quang Binh in 2017.

The Son Doong Expedition Tour 2017 has been sold on the website of Oxalis Adventure Tours - the sole operator - at a cost of 3,000 USD per person. The five-day and four-night tour is available for a maximum of ten people during January-August.

Ban Gioc waterfall - A landmark at the national frontier

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The Ban Gioc waterfall on Quay Son River in the northeastern province of Cao Bang province is one of Vietnam’s best-known waterfalls for its grandeur and charm.

Stretching the international border between Vietnam and China, it has been a natural demarcation between the two for long. The waterfall is also listed among the largest along a national border.
Located in Dam Thuy commune, Trung Khanh district, the waterfall is fed by Quay Son River rising from China. The river flows into Vietnam and reaches Dam Thuy commune at Ban Gioc village. Here, the flow divides into several branches and lowers its flow to create Ban Gioc waterfall.

The current life of Vietnam's 'wild man'

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Three years after being “rescued” and brought back to his home village, the so-called “wild man” Ho Van Lang in Tay Tra District of the central province of Quang Ngai still remembers his old life and has decided to build a tent in the jungle to live alone. 

After the tragic death of his mother and two sons when US bombs hit his house, Ho Van Thanh, a soldier, panicked and held his one-year-old son Ho Van Lang and ran into the jungle. He lived in the forest for 40 years until August 7, 2013.

When they were rescued, Thanh was 81 and Lang was 41. They were living in a 2sq.m thatch hut on an ancient tree on the peak of A Pon mountain.

Mr. Ho Van Tri, Thanh’s son, said that according to his relatives, in 1972 his father, a soldier, was stationed near his home. One day, Thanh heard the bombing so he quickly ran home. But his home was in rubble and his mother and two older sons had died.

"Facing a great loss, my father panicked. He held my brother Loan, over one year old at that time, t…

Visiting riverside Kim Lan pottery village

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Lying on the banks of Red River, Kim Lan pottery village in Gia Lam district, Hanoi has a more than 1,000 year-history of making of ceramics.

Hoi An plans to dismantle iconic 400 year-old bridge

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Some say the Chua Cau Bridge simply won't be the same if it is dismantled for restoration work.

International and Vietnamese experts are debating over restoration work on the 400-year-old Chua Cau Bridge in the central ancient town of Hoi An.

In order to restore the bridge properly, most experts at a recent conference think it should be dismantled, said Nguyen Chi Trung, a senior conservation official in Hoi An.

The solution has received mixed reactions. Historian Vo Ha has warned that dismantling the bridge will make people feel "it's not the same", while architect Le Thanh Vinh said it should be implemented only as a last resort with careful planning by conservation experts.