Vinpearl Land (Island Week 5)

The coastal Vietnamese city of Nha Trang is a well-known and well-traveled tourist destination. It is blessed with all the natural beauty a resort town could hope for: beautiful white sand beaches, crystal-clear water, and a bay full of unspoilt limestone islands. And then there’s Vinpearl Land. Nha Trang’s role as the default vacation capital of Vietnam developed over several centuries. Under French colonial rule, dignitaries living in the region recognized Nha Trang’s sheltered waters and pristine beaches, and built many ornate villas along its coastline. Popular with American soldiers, the region’s popularity continued to grow even during…

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