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Halong Bay Ⅲ (A pair of happy lovers)

Our ears to be heard on the wind whispers of lovers

"Long ago, in the first founding days, the Viet people were attacked by foreign aggressors. The Jade Emperor sent the Mother Dragon and her band of Child Dragons to help the Viet people fight the invaders. While the enemy vessels were launching massive attacks against the mainland, the dragons descended in flocks from the sky. They spat out innumerable pearls which changed into jade stone islands the moment they touched the water. These islands linked together to form firm citadels that checked the enemy's advance and smashed their vessels to pieces.

After the invaders were driven out, Mother Dragon and her Child Dragons did not return to Heaven but stayed on earth, right at the place where the battle occurred. The spot where the Mother Dragon landed was Ha Long, and where the Child Dragons came down was Bai Tu Long. The place where their tails violently wagged was called Long Vi, the present-day Tra Co Peninsula with its soft sandy beach stretching many kilometers."

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  • Uploaded on March 22, 2011
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    by ssSUH
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-LX1
    • Taken on 2006/08/19 12:46:21
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/800)
    • Focal Length: 6.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: -0.33 EV
    • No flash