Phenomenal rail journeys of Asia
By Sukie Chapman
18 January 2018
You love rail travel but also want to explore further afield than Europe; this is a conundrum many of our customers call us about.Read more
Perhaps unsurprisingly, the Marble Mountains were given their name because they were known to contain marble - though they consist mainly of limestone. Each of the five mountains is named after the five 'elements': Earth, Water, Fire, Wood and Metal. Offering wonderful views over the surrounding region near Danang, there are various cave entrances and a number of tunnels running through the mountains, as well as a selection of Buddhist sanctuaries - which have ensured a sense of mystique has prevailed over this special location. Until relatively recently, the mountains were being mined for their marble, but moves have since been taken to preserve them and this is no longer allowed.
Explore the fascinating intertwined countries of Vietnam and Cambodia, from the bustling metropolis of Ho Chi Minh and the ancient kingdom of Angkor Wat, to the spectacular natural beauty and unmistakable outline of Halong Bay and the waterways of the Mekong Delta.… see more
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