Day 4 Hanoi - Hue (B/L) (650km – 1h00: by plane) After breakfast, transfer to the airport to take your morning flight to Hue. Between 1802 and 1945, Hue was the imperial capital of the Nguyen Dynasty. As such, it is well known for its monuments and architecture. Its population stands at about 340,000 people...
Day 1 HANOI arrival (D) When arriving, welcome at the airport and transfer to your selected hotel. Visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (outside), his former residence, One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake,...
Day 1 HANOI - arrival
When arriving in Hanoi, transfer to your selected hotel. Overnight in Hanoi. Day 2 HANOI (B/L)...
After the assassination of Philip of Macedon in 336 B.C., his twenty-year-old son, Alexander, succeeded to the throne. Alexander inherited a proud and fiery temperament from his mother. From his tutor Aristotle, Alexander gained an appreciation for Greek culture, particularly the Homeric epics. Undoubtedly, the young Alexander was excited bv these stories of legendary heroes, particularly of Achilles, and their striving for personal glory. Alexander acquired military skills and qualities of leadership from his father.Read more... Link
It was everything to me to think well of one man,
And he, my own husband, has turned out wholly vile.
Of all things which are living and can form a judgement
We women are the most unfortunate creatures.Read more... Link
War was not a mere residue of more commonprimitive forms of aggression.... In all its typical aspects, its discipline, its drill, its han-dling of large masses of men as units, in its destructive assaults en masse, in its heroic sac-rifices, its final destructions, exterminations,seizures, enslavements, war was rather the special invention of civilization: its ultimate drama.
Mesopotamia is the Greek word for “land be-tween the rivers.” It was here, in the valleys of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, that the first civi-lization began. The first to develop an urban civi-lization in Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq) were the Sumerians, who colonized the marshlands of the lower Euphrates, which, together with the Tigris, flows into the Persian Gulf. The Sumeri¬ans’ origin is obscure; they spoke a language un¬related to the tongues of their Semitic neighbors, who had migrated from Arabia into Mesopo¬tamia and adjacent regions.Read more... Link
Foreign arrivals increase in two monthsViet Nam welcomed over 1.6 million overseas arrivals in the first two months of 2014, a surge of 33.4 percent over the same period last year, according to General Statistics Office.The figure represented 20 percent of the yearly target on greeting 8 million international tourists.Growth was reported in most markets, with Germany posting the highest rise of 262.7 percent, followed by China, 50.1 percent, and Cambodia , 36.9 percent.The country also served around 9.5 million domestic tourists in the period, a year-on-year increase of 21.8 percent, raking in 47 trillion VND (2.2 billion USD) in revenue – up 34.3 percent on an annual basis.Last year, Viet Nam greeted over 7,572,000 foreigners, a 10.6 percent rise over 2012, bringing in 200 trillion VND (9.4 billion USD) for the state coffer.The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has devised a plan on improving tourism products and service quality to be carried out this year.Viet Nam welcomed over 1.6 million overseas arrivals in the first two months of 2014, a surge of 33.4 percent over the same period last year, according to General Statistics Office...Read more... Link
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