Photo of the day: Whale rescued in Vietnam
Whale or "Ca Ong" (Lord Whale) in Vietnamese is considered a deity who helps fishermen overcome all hazards at sea.
|Border guards in Vietnam’s central coastal province of Thua Thien-Hue on Oct 18 successfully rescued a whale of 10 meters stranded at Tu Hien sea gate, Vinh Hien Commune, Vinh Loc District. Photo: Ngoc Thanh|
Wild pear flower season comes early on the streets of Hanoi
Normally, late February to early March is the best time of year to observe the vibrant wildflower of pear in some streets in the capital city. This year, however, the wild pear flower season arrived more than two months earlier than usual.
Marvelous season of marigold flowers in Ba Vi Mountain
As soon as the winter comes, thousands of tiny marigolds are about to bloom, dressing the whole landscape with a magical orange color. Then, travelers flock to Ba Vi National Park just to admire the dazzling beauty of the wildflower.