VietNamNet Bridge - Here are the most beautiful bays in central Vietnam. Quy Nhon Bay Spreading from the south of Phuong Mai peninsula to Genh Rang, the bay of Quy Nhon takes an important role in the marine economics of Quy Nhon City in the central province of Binh Dinh. There are many beautiful beaches in the bay like Hoang Hau (Queen), Tien Sa, etc. Xuan Dai Bay The central province of Phu Yen boasts numerous beautiful scenic spots of which Xuan Dai Bay is a masterpiece of nature. With its rare and yet still little-known beauty, this bay makes an attractive destination. Located 50 km north of Tuy Hoa city, Xuan Dai Bay covers 13,000 hectares. It is flanked by 15 km Co Ngua Mountain which, from afar, looks like a unicorn's head. The 50 km-long Bay has many beautiful small beaches with a primitive beauty. The area includes mountains, islets and peninsulas such as Ong Xa islet, Da Mai mountain, and Mu U peninsula which together create a magnificent landscape. Xuan Dai is a … [Read more...] about The best bays in central Vietnam
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VietNamNet Bridge – The central province of Binh Dinh is home to Quang Trung, the revered king of a humble background, and Binh Dinh Gia, the Vietnamese martial art that has been recognized worldwide. Binh Dinh is also a destination where thevremains of the Ancient Champa Empire are preserved. Nowadays, the province has become an attractive destination for both Vietnamese and foreigners as most of the natural beauty in Binh Dinh such as beaches, swamplands and poplar woods are mostly untouched. Nui Ba (Ba Mountains) The Ba Mountains consists of more than 60 mounts with diverse height and shapes. It is interspersed with lush valleys and watered by numerous mountain streams. The combination of all these elements makes the place an ideal location for eco-tourism and adventure travel. Some of the famous spots of Ba Mountains complex are Hang Rai Mount in the South East, Heo Mount in the North East and the highest one Chuong Mount (or Chung Son Mountain) with the height of … [Read more...] about Discover Binh Dinh – The land of Vietnam’s martial arts
Viet Nam News PHÚ YÊN - The tourism sector in the central province of Phú Yên made a strong start with its 2011 National Tourism Year, but has shown little progress since then. According to Võ Khánh Ngọc, director of the Phú Yên Tourism Promotion Centre, thanks to the national budget spent in Phú Yên in 2010, local infrastructure was significantly improved. "A new road was built linking downtown Phú Yên with beaches and beauty spots in the province," he said, "Some five-star hotels were built for this occasion. Tuy Hòa Airport and the road to Ghềnh Đá Dĩa, a local beauty spot, have been upgraded. Various historical cultural sites have been renovated. Phú Yên was given good impetus for development." Yet local tourism has registered little success in comparision with neighbouring central provinces, like Bình Định, Quảng Bình and Kiên Giang. "The biggest challenge of the province is the poor infrastructure and limited numbers of high standard rooms," said Nguyễn Hồng Đài, director of … [Read more...] about Why aren’t tourists coming to Phú Yên?
>> Mass fish deaths caused by Formosa’s toxic discharges: government According to surveys conducted by experts in the panel responsible for investigating the mass fish deaths in Vietnam’s central coast, Formosa’s discharge of toxic waste has caused serious damage to marine life. The surveys were conducted at a number of sites including Mui Ron Ma and Hon Son Duong (Ha Tinh province), Hon La port and Hon Nom Island, Vung Chua (Quang Binh province), Cua Tung and Con Co (Quang Tri province), and Hon Son Cha, Bai Chuoi and Bac Hai Van (Thua Thien-Hue province). It is estimated that half of the 800 hectares of coral in the above-mentioned provinces were destroyed. At Con Co, scientists discovered no abnormal deaths of coral, fish and other creatures living on reefs and found many fish with high economic value. Meanwhile, at other survey sites the ecosystem was rather poor and no fish with high economic value were found. Only some species of the Pomacentridae … [Read more...] about Formosa toxic discharge: How long will it take for marine life to recover?
VietNamNet Bridge – Visiting Ghenh Rang or Bai Da Trung (Egg Stone beach), passing the longest sea crossing bridge in Vietnam, camping on the beach of Ky Co, and tasting “banh hoi long heo” are among interesting experiences in Binh Dinh province. Ghenh Rang It has magnificent natural scenery with mountains, forests, beaches and islands that can’t be seen in such a combination anywhere else. At the southwest are high mountains that reach the ocean, and from these mounts you can survey great distances of natural beauty: the Lion’s Head rock that leaps to reach the sea; the silent Waiting Statue; the Lying Elephant and Bear rocks that guard the beaches; and Chong Islet which seems to be light, but is stable in heavy storms. On the northeast of Ghenh Rang is a blue ocean that covers the white sandbanks with cool water and a stunning view. This is one of the most beautiful beaches in Binh Dinh, and has greeted bathers in search of relaxation for many … [Read more...] about Top destinations in Binh Dinh