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Alexandre Emile Jean Yersin (22 September 1863 – 1 March 1943) was a Swiss and naturalized French physician and bacteriologist.
Amitābha, also known as Amida or Amitāyus, is a celestial buddha according to the scriptures of Mahayana Buddhism.
Atlantis Paradise Island is an ocean-themed resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas.
National Auditorium (Auditorio Nacional) is an entertainment centro at Paseo de la Reforma #50, Chapultepec in Mexico City.
Backpacking is a form of low-cost, independent travel.
Bảo Đại (lit. "keeper of greatness", 22 October 1913 – 30 July 1997), born Nguyễn Phúc Vĩnh Thụy, was the 13th and final emperor of the Nguyễn dynasty, the last ruling family of Vietnam.
Bánh canh (literally "cake soup") is a thick Vietnamese noodle that can be made from tapioca flour or a mixture of rice and tapioca flour.
Boracay is a small island in the Philippines located approximately south of Manila and off the northwest tip of Panay Island in Western Visayas region of the Philippines.
The Boracay Convention Center (BCC), also known as Boracay Ecovillage Resort and Convention Center, is the biggest convention center in Aklan, Philippines.
Bubonic plague is one of three types of plague caused by bacterium Yersinia pestis.
State Route 1 (SR 1) is a major north–south state highway that runs along most of the Pacific coastline of the U.S. state of California.
Cam Ranh is a city in southern Khánh Hòa Province, in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam.
Cam Ranh Bay (Vịnh Cam Ranh) is a deep-water bay in Vietnam in the province of Khánh Hòa Province.
Cam Ranh International Airport (Sân bay Quốc tế Cam Ranh) is located on Cam Ranh Bay in Cam Ranh, a town in Khánh Hòa Province in Vietnam.
Cham is the language of the Cham people of Southeast Asia, and formerly the language of the kingdom of Champa in central Vietnam.
Champa (Chăm Pa) was a collection of independent Cham polities that extended across the coast of what is today central and southern Vietnam from approximately the 2nd century AD before being absorbed and annexed by Vietnamese Emperor Minh Mạng in AD 1832.
The Christ the King Cathedral (Nhà thờ chính tòa Kitô Vua; Cathédrale du Christ-Roi), also called Nha Trang Cathedral (Nhà thờ Núi Nha Trang; Cathédrale de Nha Trang), is the mother church of the Catholic Diocese of Nha Trang in central Vietnam.
In Vietnam, there are three kinds of third-level (commune-level) administrative subdivisions: the rural commune (xã), the commune-level town (thị trấn)，and the ward (phường, literal meaning: urban subdistrict).
Da Nang (Đà Nẵng) is the fourth largest city in Vietnam after Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Hanoi and Haiphong in terms of urbanization and economy.
In law and government, de facto (or;, "in fact") describes practices that exist in reality, even if not legally recognised by official laws.
Diên Khánh is a rural district (huyện) of Khánh Hòa Province in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam.
Edible bird's nests are bird nests created by edible-nest swiftlets using solidified saliva, which are harvested for human consumption.
The edible-nest swiftlet (Aerodramus fuciphagus) is a small bird of the swift family which is found in South-east Asia.
Entovalva nhatrangensis is a species of small marine bivalve mollusc in the family Lasaeidae.
The eighth season of the Syfy reality television series Face Off premiered on January 13, 2015.
French Indochina (previously spelled as French Indo-China) (French: Indochine française; Lao: ສະຫະພັນອິນດູຈີນ; Khmer: សហភាពឥណ្ឌូចិន; Vietnamese: Đông Dương thuộc Pháp/東洋屬法,, frequently abbreviated to Đông Pháp; Chinese: 法属印度支那), officially known as the Indochinese Union (French: Union indochinoise) after 1887 and the Indochinese Federation (French: Fédération indochinoise) after 1947, was a grouping of French colonial territories in Southeast Asia.
Gautama Buddha (c. 563/480 – c. 483/400 BCE), also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni Buddha, or simply the Buddha, after the title of Buddha, was an ascetic (śramaṇa) and sage, on whose teachings Buddhism was founded.
The Germain's swiftlet (Aerodramus germani) is a species of swift.
A gondola lift is a means of cable transport and type of aerial lift which is supported and propelled by cables from above.
Hanoi (or; Hà Nội)) is the capital of Vietnam and the country's second largest city by population. The population in 2015 was estimated at 7.7 million people. The city lies on the right bank of the Red River. Hanoi is north of Ho Chi Minh City and west of Hai Phong city. From 1010 until 1802, it was the most important political centre of Vietnam. It was eclipsed by Huế, the imperial capital of Vietnam during the Nguyễn Dynasty (1802–1945). In 1873 Hanoi was conquered by the French. From 1883 to 1945, the city was the administrative center of the colony of French Indochina. The French built a modern administrative city south of Old Hanoi, creating broad, perpendicular tree-lined avenues of opera, churches, public buildings, and luxury villas, but they also destroyed large parts of the city, shedding or reducing the size of lakes and canals, while also clearing out various imperial palaces and citadels. From 1940 to 1945 Hanoi, as well as the largest part of French Indochina and Southeast Asia, was occupied by the Japanese. On September 2, 1945, Ho Chi Minh proclaimed the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam). The Vietnamese National Assembly under Ho Chi Minh decided on January 6, 1946, to make Hanoi the capital of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. From 1954 to 1976, it was the capital of North Vietnam, and it became the capital of a reunified Vietnam in 1976, after the North's victory in the Vietnam War. October 2010 officially marked 1,000 years since the establishment of the city. The Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural is a ceramic mosaic mural created to mark the occasion.
Ho Chi Minh City (Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh; or; formerly Hô-Chi-Minh-Ville), also widely known by its former name of Saigon (Sài Gòn; or), is the largest city in Vietnam by population.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
The Ia Drang Valley is a valley located about 32 miles south west of Pleiku in the Central Highlands of Vietnam.
Indochina, originally Indo-China, is a geographical term originating in the early nineteenth century and referring to the continental portion of the region now known as Southeast Asia.
Interdisciplinarity or interdisciplinary studies involves the combining of two or more academic disciplines into one activity (e.g., a research project).
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN; officially International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) is an international organization working in the field of nature conservation and sustainable use of natural resources.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Khánh Hòa is a province of Vietnam located in the South Central Coast.
Kota Kinabalu (Jawi), formerly known as Jesselton, is the state capital of Sabah, Malaysia and the capital of the Kota Kinabalu District.
Lê Quý Đôn (黎貴惇, 1726–1784) was an 18th-century Vietnamese poet, encyclopedist, and government official.
This is a list of European (as well as Japanese and Chinese) colonial administrators responsible for the territory of French Indochina, an area equivalent to modern-day Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.
Long Sơn Pagoda (Chùa Long Sơn) is a Buddhist temple in the city of Nha Trang on South Central Coast of Vietnam.
Marine protected areas (MPA) are protected areas of seas, oceans, estuaries or large lakes.
Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Ciudad de México,; abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.
Miss Earth is an annual international environmental-themed beauty pageant promoting environmental awareness.
Miss Earth 2010, the tenth edition of Miss Earth pageant, was held on 4 December 2010 at the Vinpearl Land in Nha Trang, Vietnam.
Miss Universe is an annual international beauty pageant that is run by the American based Miss Universe Organization.
Miss Universe 2008, the 57th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 14 July 2008 at the Crown Convention Center in Nha Trang, Vietnam.
Nassau is the capital and commercial centre of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.
National Route 1A (Quốc lộ 1A (or abbrv. QL1A) or Đường 1) is the trans-Vietnam highway.
Ngô Đình Diệm (3 January 1901 – 2 November 1963) was a South Vietnamese politician.
Nha Trang Air Base (also known as Camp McDermott Airfield and Long Van Airfield) was a French Air Force, Republic of Vietnam Air Force (RVNAF), United States Air Force (USAF) and Vietnam People's Air Force (VPAF) (Khong Quan Nhan Dan Viet Nam) military airfield used during the Vietnam War.
The Nha Trang Oceanography Institute or Institute of Oceanography in Nhatrang is an oceanography institute located at 1 Cau Da St., next to Cau Da Wharf, about 6km from the centre of Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa Province, Vietnam.
Nha Trang railway station is one of the main railway stations on the North-South Railway (Reunification Express) in Vietnam.
Nha Trang University is a university in Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa Province, in Vietnam's South Central Coast.
Ninh Hòa is a district-level town (thị xã) of Khánh Hòa Province in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam.
The North–South railway (Đường sắt Bắc–Nam, Chemin de fer Nord-Sud) is the principal railway line serving the country of Vietnam.
Oceanography (compound of the Greek words ὠκεανός meaning "ocean" and γράφω meaning "write"), also known as oceanology, is the study of the physical and biological aspects of the ocean.
The Pasteur Institute (Institut Pasteur) is a French non-profit private foundation dedicated to the study of biology, micro-organisms, diseases, and vaccines.
The Pasteur Institute of Nha Trang (French: Institut Pasteur de Nha Trang, Vietnamese: Viện Pasteur Nha Trang) is one of two Institut Pasteur in Vietnam.
The People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN; Quân Đội Nhân Dân Việt Nam), also known as the Vietnamese People's Army (VPA), is the military force of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Phú Yên is a coastal province in the South Central Coast of Vietnam.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
Po Nagar is a Cham temple tower founded sometime before 781 C.E. and located in the medieval principality of Kauthara, near modern Nha Trang in Vietnam.
The Prime Minister of Vietnam (Thủ tướng Việt Nam), officially styled Prime Minister of the Government of the Socialist Republic (Thủ tướng Chính phủ nước Cộng hòa Xã hội chủ nghĩa), is the head of government of Vietnam who presides over the meetings of the Central Government (formerly the Council of Ministers).
The Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam, or PRG, was formed on June 8, 1969, as an underground government opposed to the government of the Republic of Vietnam under President Nguyễn Văn Thiệu.
Quezon City (Lungsod Quezon,; Ciudad Quezón; also known as QC or Kyusi) is the most populous city in the Philippines.
Scuba diving is a mode of underwater diving where the diver uses a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) which is completely independent of surface supply, to breathe underwater.
South Central Coast (Duyên hải Nam Trung Bộ) is one of the regions of Vietnam.
The South China Sea is a marginal sea that is part of the Pacific Ocean, encompassing an area from the Karimata and Malacca Straits to the Strait of Taiwan of around.
South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam (RVN, Việt Nam Cộng Hòa), was a country that existed from 1955 to 1975 and comprised the southern half of what is now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Swiftlets are birds contained within the four genera Aerodramus, Hydrochous, Schoutedenapus and Collocalia.
Tết, or Vietnamese New Year, is the most important celebration in Vietnamese culture.
Thái Nguyên is a city and municipality in Vietnam.
The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest cat species, most recognizable for its pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside.
Travel + Leisure is a travel magazine based in New York City, New York.
Tropical savanna climate or tropical wet and dry climate is a type of climate that corresponds to the Köppen climate classification categories "Aw" and "As".
Tuổi Trẻ ("Youth") is a major daily newspaper in Vietnam, publishing in Vietnamese from Hồ Chí Minh City.
A typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone that develops between 180° and 100°E in the Northern Hemisphere.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
Vân Phong Bay is a scenic area in Khánh Hòa Province, Vietnam.
Vân Phong Port is a deep-water port planned for development in Van Phong Bay, north of Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa Province, Vietnam.
Vũng Tàu (Hanoi accent:, Saigon accent) is the largest city and former capital of Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu Province in Vietnam.
The National Liberation Front of South Vietnam (Mặt trận Dân tộc Giải phóng miền Nam Việt Nam) also known as the Việt Cộng was a mass political organization in South Vietnam and Cambodia with its own army – the People's Liberation Armed Forces of South Vietnam (PLAF) – that fought against the United States and South Vietnamese governments during the Vietnam War, eventually emerging on the winning side.
Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
Vinh is the biggest city and economic and cultural center of central Vietnam.
Vinpearl Cable Car is a 3,320 metre long gondola lift, which links Hon Tre Island with Nha Trang.
The Yersin Museum is a museum in Nha Trang, Vietnam.
Yersinia pestis (formerly Pasteurella pestis) is a Gram-negative, non-motile rod-shaped coccobacillus, with no spores.
The Fifth Asian Beach Games was held in Danang, Vietnam.