Champa Kingdom

Day 11– Part 2: My Son, Champa Kingdom I’m so glad we signed up for this optional excursion (why wouldn’t we go?). Enjoy an optional half day trip to visit the capital and religious center of the former Champa Kingdom, My Son. Here, 40km southwest of Hoi An in a lush green valley, are dozens of…

Hoi An

Day 11– Part 1: Hoi An Central Market + Phuoc Kien Pagoda + Japanese Covered Bridge This was one of my favorite days. The markets in Hoi An are full of color and energy that bring life to the streets. There are tons of fresh produce, noodles and fish, not to mention many foods I’ve never seen before. It’s…

Hue & Hoi An

Day 10– Thank you Friendly Planet for doing the heavy lifting with the descriptions. I’m going to continue to chime in, in bold. The rest is all you: This morning, visit the walled Citadel containing the Imperial City, modeled on the Forbidden City of Beijing, and the Purple Forbidden City within, former home of the…