[Wanderlust Tips March 2019] In this issue, we will take you on a train back in time to the past, passing through stunningly legendary, ancient lands.
The train will stop at the memories of a few years ago and continue to travel back thousands of years to return to ancient times, the era of historical mysteries which are still hidden behind the mists of time.
Hue: The sweet charm of nostalgia in Travel Inspiration section holds intimate and sorrowful yet charming nostalgia.
The beautiful Ban Gioc village and Pac Bo relics still bear the imprint of the time when President Ho Chi Minh worked and lived there which will make you Mesmerised by the magnificent scenery of Cao Bang (Discovery section).
Crossing the Vietnamese border, the train moves on to Zhangjiajie: Paradise on Earth (Destination section) in China which marks the glorious legend of the Zhangjia family. Here, the white clouds flutter around the spectacular sandstone rising into the sky making us feel like we are getting lost in a paradise.
Leaving Zhangjiajie, we will immerse ourselves in the wonderful ambiance of Night markets – The inherent charm of Taiwanese culture in the Discovery section to savour countless attractive sidewalk dishes sold on the colourful street stalls.
Next, let learn about Legend of the Plain of Jars (Destnation section) in Laos to understand more a testimony to human ability, with an invisible yet magical connection between the past and the present.
After that, the train stops in the Indus Valley – home to the amazing Harappa civilisation in ancient times via the article The mystery of the greatest civilisation in the ancient world – Harappa (Culture section).
Finally, we will return to the present and visit Dong Thap: Where flowers blossom in Sa Dec village and local hospitality blooms (Destination section).
After the journey, a variety of feelings may arise in different people; however, this journey will help us grow, appreciate what we have from the past to live meaningfully in the present and look forward to the future.