Halong Bay 

A stunning World Heritage site in north eastern Vietnam.
The bay features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various sizes and shapes.
Local legend says that long ago when the Vietnamese were fighting Chinese invaders,
 the gods sent a family of dragons to help defend the land.

 This family of dragons began spitting out jewels and jade.
 These jewels turned into the islands and islets dotting the bay,
linking together to form a great wall against the invaders.
 The people kept their land safe and formed what later became the country of Vietnam.

 After that, dragons were interested in peaceful sightseeing of the Earth and decided to live here then.

I filled up my memory cards here.  So many photos to take !!!
Here are a selection from my visit in May 2007

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