台池鸟兽乐, 山川鬼神宁. Đài trì điểu thú lạc. Sơn xuyên quỉ thần minh. The birds and beasts in the pond and on the esplanade rejoice. The ghosts and Gods of the mountains and rivers are at peace. It’s said that Emperor Tự Đức was known as an emperor and poet who chose a peaceful lifestyle. During […]
Our fragile boat keeps smoothly surfing on the placid river as the two verdant riverside parks start to be crowded with joggers. I cup fresh water from the river, and splash it on my face to feel the cold penetrating every tiny blood vessel. Now and then, we come across a fisherman squatting on one end of the boat, trying to catch whatever Hương River can offer them. The calm river is now stirred with more boats from the sampan village start to spread everywhere.