Titov beach, Ha Long Bay
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Titov beach, Ha Long Bay

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Titov island, original name is Cat Nang, away Halong city 14km east. Titov island is named after Ho Chi Minh visted Ha Long Bay with a Russian astronault Gherman Titov in 1962.

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A: Sung Sot Cave

by Sihong Tong, 2.0 km away

The Sung So cave is located inside one of the islands near Ha Long Bay in Northern Vietnam.

Sung Sot Cave

B: Halongbay

by Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 2.0 km away

Halongbay

C: Halong Bay 6

by Thang Bui, 3.2 km away

Halong Bay 6

D: Halong Bay 2

by Thang Bui, 3.4 km away

Halong Bay 2

E: Halong Bay 5

by Thang Bui, 3.4 km away

Halong Bay 5

F: Halong Bay 4

by Thang Bui, 3.5 km away

Halong Bay 4

G: Halong Bay

by Thomas Humeau, 5.9 km away

Hạ Long Bay (literally: Descending Dragon bay) is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Quảng Ninh ...

Halong Bay

H: Việt Hải

by Armin Leuprecht, 7.8 km away

Việt Hải

I:

by Yasushi Kishimoto, 8.2 km away

J: Halong Bay 1

by Thang Bui, 8.3 km away

Halong Bay 1

This panorama was taken in Vietnam, Asia

This is an overview of Asia

Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.

Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?

China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.

Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.

Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.

I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.

The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.

China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.

Text by Steve Smith.

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