It is said that the most beautiful and magical place in all Vietnam is Halong Bay. This place is situated 300 kilometers from it’s capital, Hanoi, in the North of the country, the Vietnamese call it Vịnh Hạ Long or the shelter of the descendants of the dragon. A name that was given by considering it a mythological place; it’s 120 kilometers of coast are surrounded by over 2,000 small islands that create a landscape of karstic rock. It was believed that this was the hiding place of a dragon, which bathes it in a mystical and incomparable atmosphere.
Text: AMURA ± Photo: WPF / KN3 / GUIA EL VIAJERO / WPD / DANTOURS