Q, R, S, T

21. Q: Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam –
Temple of Literature

Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam, situated in Ha Noi, is the first university in Vietnam where students wish to come in order to pray for luck success in their study and exam. It also one of the ancient sites that attracts a number of international tourists like Hoi An or Hue. Moreover, Temple of Literature represents for the studious spirit of Vietnamese people.

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22. R: Rung quoc gia Nam Cat Tien –
Cat Tien National Park

Cat Tien National Park, the home of a variety of rare fauna, flora, animals and small mammals is located in the south of Vietnam (Turner, n.d.). This biodiverse tropical forest is a natural treasure of Vietnam (“Introducing Cat Tien National Park,” n.d.).

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23. S: Hang Son Doong – Son Doong Cave

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Son Doong, the largest cave in the world, was explore in 2009. It belongs to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park in Quang Binh in the central of Vietnam.

“Hang Son Doong has been carved out by the mighty Rao Thuong River as it erodes away the limestone, forming the enormous tunnel beneath the Annamite Mountains.” (Son Doong Cave, n.d.)

To discover he beauty of Son Doong, you can go to the link given below and probably you wish to save money from now to come and explore the cave yourself one day.

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/news-features/son-doong-cave/2/#s=pano53

24. T: Tet

Vietnamese Lunar New year is the special occasion in a year because it is the time for people to reunite beloved members of family. Normally, every family begin the preparation for Tet about 2 weeks to the upcoming  New Year. Cleaning our homes, decorating them with flowers such as peach blossom or sunflowers, and kumquat trees are involved in the preparation. During Tet , we come to greet and wish our relatives the best for a new year. Children always expect lucky money in red envelopes from their parents or relatives. I love lucky money, too.

Banh chung, a traditional rice cake or banh tet, pickled onions, chicken, and roasted nuts are also the symbols of Tet.

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Image taken from http://vietnamtypicaltours.com/tet-festival-vietnam/
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A street in Ho Chi Minh city during “Tet”. Image taken from https://www.flickr.com/photos/bacoi/5307965659

Reference list:

Introducing Cat Tien National Park. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.lonelyplanet.com/vietnam/around-ho-chi-minh-city/cat-tien-national-park/introduction

Photo and gallery. (n.d.) Son Doong Cave. Retrieved from http://www.sondoongcave.org/photos-gallery.html

Son Doong Cave. (n.d.). Oxalis. Retrieved from http://oxalis.com.vn/cave/son-doong-cave/

Turner, S. (n.d.). Travel fish. Retrieved from https://www.travelfish.org/location/vietnam/saigon_and_surrounds/dong_nai/nam_cat_tien_national_park

Temple of Literature (Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam). ( 2008, August 30). Vietnam beauty. Retrieved from http://www.vietnam-beauty.com/cities/ha-noi/4-ha-noi/69-temple-of-literature-van-mieu-quoc-tu-giam-.html

Vietnamese New Year. (2015). Vietnam Online. Retrieved from https://www.vietnamonline.com/tet.html

 

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