Photo: View of Lang Co from the end of Hai Van.

Lang Co

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Many daytrip destinations from Hoi An can be done with a run-of-the-mill guided tour that tick off a laundry list of tourist sights. For an independent adventure that is cheap, filled with local colour (and flavours) and remains relatively unexplored, check out the area around Lang Co.

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Lang Co is a small town on the other side of the Hai Van Pass from Da Nang. Its existence hinges on three things. It's a throughway, with major Highway 1A zipping right through town. Fishing: it's sandwiched between the coast and an enormous seawater lagoon that's stocked with shellfish farms growing mussels, oysters and clams. And it has miles and miles of coast; during the hot, dry months from around March until October, this is a great place to check out some very low-key beaches. The town itself is rather unattractive and not worth spending time in except to have a seafood meal at one of the restaurants perched on ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 1,300 words.)


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