Once a bustling trading port back in the 15th to 19th century, Hoi An resembles its past life the most by day, where tailors are busy taking measurements for suits and dresses, tourists are flocking from one attractions to another and restaurants are buzzing with activities. However, comes night time, this little town truly becomes alive and magical as its well-preserved colonial buildings, surrounded by colourful bouganvillas, are beautifully lit by paper lanterns. Such a sight to behold.
As for now, enjoy some of the photos I have taken during my stays there.
|One of the many tailor shops here in Hoi An|
|Well-preserved colonial buildings are aplenty...|
|By the riverside in the afternoon...|
|Bountiful bouganvillas by the street|
|The same river view, by night fall...|
|Shophouses are lit by lanterns here in the town|
|The famous Japanese Bridge, the symbol of Hoi An|
|Early morning of Hoi An where number of tourists is at its lowest|
|Another couple having their wedding shoot that I stumbled upon...|
*TO BE CONTINUED*
Sharing is caring. A word of advice and a piece of information.
It is a tiring, 18-hour train ride, more or less, leaning to the more, from Ho Chi Minh City to Danang train station and the ticket price for the soft seat is VND 706,000 (about RM 110.80). You can find a much cheaper mode of transportation (and faster too) through as train service in Vietnam is not reliable for its punctuality and speediness. Chances are you will arrive much later than originally planned. However, it makes up with beautiful scenery, especially from Danang to Hue. Therefore, if you are rushing for time, avoid taking train.