Wonderful trip 2 years ago now
Legend has it that the Gods sent a family of dragons to help defend the land. When the Great Mother Dragon plunged into the sea, thousands of tiny islands sprung up like perils from the ocean floor which linked together to form a great wall of protection against invaders. The name, Ha Long means’ Descending Dragon’ After the defeat of the invading forces the dragon family decided the live in the bay, the mother in Ha Long bay and the dragon children,in Ba Tu Long bay.
The islands of Ha Long Bay are one of the most ancient geographical sites in the world dating back to a tectonic age from 250 to 280 million years ago. At that time residues suggest that the bay was totally submerged in water.
In 1994 and 1997 respectively, Ha Long Bay -encompassing 434 square kilometers and 755 islands, was listed as a ‘World…
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