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Halong Bay - Land of dragons
« on: June 25, 2015, 02:17:40 PM »
Halong Bay is located in the north of Vietnam. Two thousand limestone islands form a stunning complex in the northern Gulf. According to legend, a dragon made of water with many bays like Halong now. In some Gulf people live directly on the water in the houses they build. Floating Village includes many houses close together and there are classes for children. Residents in the village move mainly by boat. Livelihood of the people here are fishing and aquaculture and seafood. From Halong Bay we make regular journeys Vietnam. The French arrived here in the 19th century and turned the place Occupiers become part of colonial Indochina. They explore and find the strength of a new land and culture have diverse life. But the people here always preserve their cultural identity.