Featuring over 200 stunning images along with a wealth of information, Journey Through Vietnam is the ultimate Vietnam travel pictorial.
Vietnam is a country on the rise, with the highest rate of economic growth of any nation in Southeast Asia. It is also now one of the region's most popular tourist destinations--with a rich history, unique culture and fabulous cuisine. It is a young and vibrant place brimming with energy and new ideas.
As a travel destination, Vietnam exudes an easy charm that is highly infectious and easily discovered through its hospitable people, ancient monuments, gorgeous landscapes and subtle cuisine. From the jagged peaks of Ha Giang Province in the far north to beautiful Halong Bay, the soft-sand beaches around Nha Trang and the lush, green rice paddies of the Mekong Delta, Journey Through Vietnam visits hidden aspects of this enchanting land through expertly-crafted photos and an engaging text. Images of Vietnam's fascinating culture--such as the water puppet performances in Hanoi and the traditional houses and palaces in Hue--provide a window to the tremendous ingenuity and heritage of the Vietnamese people.
Included are special sections covering the country's ethnic minorities, World Heritage Sites and national parks to offer a thorough understanding of this complex nation.