This afternoon, after checking into the boutique hotel, we will be visitng HOI AN Anceint Town
Hoi An Ancient Town
Hoi An Ancient Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site.the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge with its pagoda.
Hội An is a city on Vietnam’s central coast known for its well-preserved Ancient Town, cut through with canals
The former port city’s melting-pot history is reflected in its architecture, a mix of eras and styles from wooden Chinese shophouses and temples to colorful French colonial buildings,
Hoi An is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a traditional Asian trading port.
These subsquent pictures are all ours.....
To get to old town Ee suggested we rent bicycles and ride there in style....
they are all young, they got a bicycle per couple.......
me behind Cheong.....in the end we took motorcycles, in view of our advanced age, hahaha!!!
Chin took me on her bike, and Cheong took my husband on his bike....
we are crossing the bridge to get to the Ancient Town!
This is the ancient town.....Chin seems to say
it still functions as a port!
she is lost in shopping, in fact she shopped till we had to look for her at 6 pm
no more "dong" so we looked for a money changer
inside the market
lots of food!!!!
good!!! ice kacang, pho.....anything you want...you can get here!!!
or out on the roadside!!!
we lost them, then suddenly, we run into them again!!!!
and they are off again! the intrepid travellers!
to rest, he just park the motor bike here and wait for us
then we had ice cold coconut
This beautiful 150 year old house belongs to this old lady and her family....
we are in a stupor......the house is wonderfully well preserved.....
she left China all those years and have stayed here since
like this mother pig and her piglets