The first day in Hanoi, after a month stay in China. My first impressions of a city, when I got there. In Hanoi got the evening. The bus met with an Englishman, who helped me to get a map and advised Hanoi budget hostel for backpackers. He lived up to this year in Vietnam. He also advised to take a taxi company Malinh (белые с…
Vietnam (Vietnam) - Socialist Republic of Vietnam – country in South-East Asia, with its capital in Hanoi. The country's name can be translated as: “Winds in the south”. These people speak Vietnamese language, using 5 tones. But at the moment, unlike Chinese, you will see, that they use Latin characters in writing. The lawful currency – Vietnam Dong. The main religion is
atheism "Kung tho to tien» (ancestor worship) – system of folk beliefs, in the rest of the world is not considered a separate religion. Large cities – capital Hanoi and the former capital of the southern part of Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City (former. Saigon), worth considering, as well as Holiday Destinations: bukhta Halong (of North); Phu Quoc Island (of yuge); beaches near Hoi An (in the middle part) – the ancient city, Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is also interesting to visit.
Vietnamese survived several wars of which emerged victorious, traveling You can look at the many monuments, devoted to war, horrified, but should not be afraid, Vietnamese – very friendly people. The younger generation of studies, mostly, English, and you can try to talk to some people, Seniors, in Russian. Be sure to sit in the local Bia Hoi beer, Pho noodles to eat in local restaurants on low stools, visit snake in the villages and taste delicious local coffee, in cafes.
We visited Vietnam in November and December 2011, Martin and Mae 2012 year.