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Thien An Cricket Farm, Dalat

Did I mention in my previous blog post that Dalat is also famous for their cricket farm? If I didn't, let me reemphasize again that Dalat is also famous for their cricket farm. It is just 10,000vnd per person to take a very short tour of this tiny little farm. It is just about 5 - 10 minutes tour.  There is no guide unless you understand Vietnamese but there are graphical explanation in English for you to understand more about it. This picture has just shown you everything that you will see in this farm. Yes, as I have said earlier, it is a very tiny farm. You will be listening to the cricket sound from far. The lava state. The teenage stage which is not ready to be eaten yet. Now this is the fully grown cricket which is fat enough to be eaten. The fee will include a small tester dish for you to try this tasty gourmet. Tasty or not. It is very personal. You can judge it from the picture above. In my opinion, I don't like it as I got the fe

Me Linh Coffee Garden, Dalat

Dalat is famous for their strawberries, fresh flowers, tea, red wine and not to forget their coffee too. There are a lot of coffee farm that you can visit at Dalat but nothing is as big as Me Linh Coffee Garden. Dubbed as the most beautiful café in the city, Me Linh Coffee Garden is located at the address 20, Village 4, Ta Nung Commune, TP. Da Lat. Attracting many young people by the beautiful view from above, looking down at the lake, the mountains and hills hovering around the clouds around the pine forest. Right at Me Linh Coffee Garden is a small coffee farm, in front of Dam Cam Ly lake. And old people too! Visiting the farm is free. Anything which is free will be attracted by them.  You can explore this huge farm all by yourself without a need of a guide. There is no guide provided anyway. You can visit their weasel farm too. This is the weasel cage. There are clean and looks well managed. You will need licensed from the local authority to own a weasel here.

Bao Dai Summer Palace, Dalat

Bao Dai is the last emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty in Vietnam’s feudal regime. When mentioning about Bao Dai Summer Palace, there are, actually, three palaces which are the First, Second and Third Palace, all are located in Da Lat City, a charming romantic paradise. However, the third palace is much more famous and beautiful than the other two ones, so people usually call it Bao Dai Palace for shortening. Bao Dai Palace (Palace III) was constructed by a French architect and Vietnamese architect Huynh Tan Phat during 6 years, from 1933 to 1938. The palace was surrounded with Ai An forest on the hill-top, under Dalat embellishment project for head-of-state Palace by Hébrard. The entire building is deeply influenced by European architectures with a harmony between pine forests and parks. This is an incredibly elegant mansion, nested in poetic scenery of a pine hill at an altitude of 1.539m above sea level. Bao Dai was the 13th and last emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty, the final dy

Crazy House, Dalat

The development in Dalat is just tremendous. You will always see new things here every year. You will not stopped being amazed by them. This time Dalat has this new tourist spot which is known as the Crazy House. The entrance fee is just VND50,000/pax. I have my aunties and my mom to enjoy the cool weather at Dalat and being young once again at Crazy House. For your information, there is a senior citizen price which is the half of the normal price but you have to be 90 years old and above, which is ridiculous. Hằng Nga guesthouse, popularly known as the “Crazy House”, is an unconventional building designed and constructed by Vietnamese architect Đặng Việt Nga in Đà Lạt, Vietnam. Described as a “fairy tale house”, the building’s overall design resembles a giant tree, incorporating sculptured design elements representing natural forms such as animals, mushrooms, spider webs and caves. Its architecture, comprising complex, organic, non-rectilinear shapes, has been described