Vietnam Online This Week is here to celebrate the travel landscape of Vietnam, with comprehensive review of what happens in the past week and what to expect in the upcoming ones. Oh and do not forget the weather either! (see other Vietnam Online This Week episodes here)
In Hanoi, the weather will be very blessing in the next few days with moderate sunshine, especially suitable for campers and suntanned skin followers. The temperature is ranging from 24-34 degree Celsius, slightly cold in the early mornings and late nights. Travelers are advised to carry with them a light coat to avoid cold strikes in this case. The usual unpleasant humidity in tropical weather should not be something to worry about now in Viet Nam, especially in Hanoi. Both the local people and visitors are enjoying the best time of the year with gentle wind and bright sunshine.
Hanoi Weather Forecast August 26-28, 2011 (Source: Google weather)
Ho Chi Minh is expecting some cloudy days with higher humidity and stronger wind. There would be some lightning and heavy rain during the weekend and the first day of next week. Adventurous travelers however can consider going out of the city to enjoy the country life, otherwise, sitting in a café contemplating Ho Chi Minh rains and watching the world go by could be an amazing experience.
Ho Chi Minh Weather Forecast August 26-28, 2011 (Source: Google weather)
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1- An amazing firework show to celebrate Independence Day will be held at Dam Sen Park, where many large screens will be set to facilitate the observing. Tourist can also enjoy a pre-ceremony music program named "Dam Sen jubilantly celebrate the National Day".
2- Together with the fire work, series of event occasion such as parades and music shows will take place in this occasion. Lighter traffic is expected in big cities and travelers are advised to apply for a visa-on–arrival in advance since most Vietnam public offices will be closed from Friday September 2nd and the Immigration office will not be issuing any visa during these days.
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Located at Duong Son town, Phu Quoc island district, Tranh Stream is known as one of the best place worth seeing in Viet Nam. The 15km long stream originating from Ham Ninh Mountain flows through diverse terrain in the forest to create beautiful waterfall. Besides terrific sceneries, tourists will be surprised to learn about the strange species of fish, which is now raised for the purpose of exhibition.
Tranh Stream- Phu Quoc Island
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