Thursday, December 15, 2016

VIETNAM ~ Ha Long Bay - UNESCO ~

... More great cards from Glenn's travels in Asia... wonderful view of the most famous bay of is one of the world’s natural wonders... and the most beautiful tourist destination... the bays calm water and the thousands limestone pillars forming a spectacular seascape...Thanks a lot Glenn! ! \_(♥‿♥)_/
Photo: Thê`Thuc

Halong Bay is located in the Quang Ninh province of Vietnam along the 120km coastline of Bai Chay Beach. There are more than 1960 limestone, rocky, tall islands of various sizes and shapes which are rich in tropical vegetation.

Halong Bay is approximately 579 square miles in size and is home to approximately 1600 fishermen who live in floating villages. The rich bio-diversity of the bay, and its beauty and its history has captured the interest of many throughout the ages.

The Halong Bay became  a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994.


Architecture - Landscape
(Issued 16-01-2012 )

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