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A large part of what is of value in Dalat today was built or planted in the time of the French colony and the last Vietnamese Emperor. These things represent high values in human habitat and environment. They cannot be recreated today, only conserved, destroyed, allowed to decay or left in limbo [ more... ]
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In the late afternoon a man with a red face and red, collared tee-shirt over broad shoulders came up Bai Sao (Star Beach) and asked whether there was a place he could socialize, a bar or some such, on the island. He was well-mannered, with a working-class English accent. The need for a pub could not have... [ more... ]
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Around the middle of the day on 20 June (the date is recorded on my photographs), I boarded a large _speedboat – it had seats numbered to over 100 – in a coastal town called Ha Tien, close to the Cambodian border, in far-south-western Vietnam. The boat was called the Hong Tam 2 and it covered a one-and-a-half-hour route roughly west to the eastern coast of the island of Phu Quoc, the largest island in Vietnam... [ more... ]
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The special thing about Huong Canh is its blue clay, the raw material used to make its famous products. This clay is found in the swampy areas, 3-10m ...
A short while ago, I was asked if the Vietnamese fondness for eating snails were a consequence of the former French presence here.
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