At the end of April a new site graced the skies over Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, the home to Son Doong, the world’s largest cave. The helicopter transported 60 people to and from Hang En over three days, one of the most spectacular — and remotest — caves in the area.
“We organised a special helicopter trip to Hang En to mark the 410-year anniversary celebrations of Quang Binh,” says Luke Ford from Phong Nha-based travel agency, Oxalis. “It is not necessary to take a helicopter there, but it makes for an incredible experience.”
Ever wondered what that fruit vendor or bent-up old lady on the street is thinking? The Facebook group, Humans of Hanoi, captures those fleeting moments. Modeled after the wildly successful Humans of New York, the photography project aims to depict Hanoians’ everyday life. 10 photographers scavenge the city for ideas, following the doctrine that every individual has a story to tell. It’s been a hit: at the time we went to press, the group’s Facebook page had garnered nearly 27,000 likes.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Animal Rescue & Care is the proud host of a cat at the top of everyone’s adoption wishlists, Daisy. But, before you think about adopting a tortoiseshell cat like Daisy, you should know about ‘tortitude’.