Vietnam Trip – Hoi An

Hoi An was the third stop of their Vietnam trip. They flew by the budget Pacific Airlines from Ho Chi Minh City to Danang airport, followed by a 30-minutes cab to Hoi An. Saved a lot of time compared to other modes of transport , and the SGD 140 one-way ticket for two was actually comparable to train ticket.

Hoi An is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. It was declared World Heritage by the UNESCO in 1999.

Hoi An
First encounter – a herd of cow dominating the street.

Hoi An
It was a scorching hot afternoon when they arrived.

Hoi An
The clothes should have dried up already.

Colorful Paintings
Colorful paintings.

The Japanese Covered Bridge in Hoi An
The Japanese Covered Bridge was built in the middle of the 16th century by Japanese merchants. The construction of the bridge was supposed to pierce the heart of an enormous monster whose head was in India, tail in Japan and body in Vietnam. =)

Sunset in Hoi An

Sunset in Hoi An
The magic hours. Fishing kid. Perfect backdrop. And he had finally got his catch of the day.

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