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Saturday, February 20, 2016

Places to go in Vietnam - the breathless beauty of Ly Son island



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It's so hard to fully describe the beauty of Ly Son island by words, you should just come and feel it by yourself, about the majestic but pure island, one of new places to go in Vietnam 

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Currently there are 5 mountains on the island that are remnants of volcanic eruptions. The eruption of the volcano (off already :)) has created wonderful natural landscapes on the island. In particular, Thoi Loi mountain is the highest peak of the whole island of Ly Son (149 m). Currently on the mountain there is a freshwater lake that contained about 30,000 m3 of water, becomes the entire supply of freshwater for 2 Big island and Small island


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The other side of Thoi Loi mountain.


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On the top of Thoi Loi mountain, you can zoom down to explore the whole scene of  a miniature Ly Son island with a harmonious combination between the sapphire blue sea, green color of the trees and the white color of the sand. All of them create a wonderful picture of nature named Ly Son.

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The lake on the crater, and long grass strip along the lake is an ideal place for people on the island to graze cattle.

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Each stone seems to also have a specific shape.

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At the foot of the mountain is Cau cave. The cave has been eroded by sea waves and wind, it carved deeply into the mountain and formed thousands years ago from the lava. The scene here is qute wild, but with a very poetic and charming beauty.


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Cave Temple, was created by a man named Tran Cong Thanh, during the reign of Le Kinh Tong King. Tran Cong Thanh was one the the people that helped to build this land as well. 
People called it Cave Temple is because the temple is located in a biggest cave in Ly Son, has been created from the Thoi Loi mountain.


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In front of the temple, it has a large statue of the Buddha in a lotus pond. Around the courtyard are the sea ancient tropical almond trees that has lasted hundreds years. The cave is  24 meters long, 3.2 meters high, and area of 480 m².


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A spot that local people especially young couples often come to enjoy the sunset is To Vo gate.


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One of the factors that contributes to the natural beauty of Ly Son is the local people with daily activities.


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Corn, garlic, and watermelon planting is planned well in here.


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And there are innocent playful child…


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Small Island or An Binh island is beautiful like a nature painting under the sun.

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