Vietnam Travel News
Post: 23-01-2016 09:02:02 AM - Views: 811
(visavietnam.net.vn) - Ha Giang Province, about 300 kilometers from Hanoi, often receives travelers in droves after the Lunar New Year Tet Festival as they come to see peach blossoms and yellow mustard flowers in early spring.
Hà Giang is a province in the Northeast region of Vietnam. It is located in the far north of the country, and contains Vietnam's northernmost point. It shares a 270 km long border with Yunnan province of southern China, and thus is known as Vietnam's final frontier. The province covers an area of 7945.8 square kilometres and as of 2008 it had a population of 705,100 people.
The provincial capital, also called Hà Giang, is connected by Highway 2 and is 320 km away from Hanoi city. The border crossing is at Thanh Thủy, 25 km from the capital, Hà Giang city. It is one of the poorest provinces of Vietnam as it has mountainous topography with the least potential for agricultural development.
A woman carrying her son on her back walks through a road lined with peach blossoms in Sung La Commune, Dong Van District, Ha Giang Province. Photo: Huong Giang
Peach trees in full blossom in front of houses in Sung La Commune.
Peach flowers near the wall of a mud brick house in Sung La Commune.
A girl in Sung La Commune.
People travel on a bus in Sung La Commune.
Peach blossoms are very popular in northern Vietnam in the spring.
Peach blossoms and white plum flowers brighten up Sung La Commune in spring.
Peach blossoms and yellow mustard flowers surround a house in Sung La Commune.
People go out for Tet in Sung La Commune.
Women with nice clothes go out for Tet in Sung La Commune.
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