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  • Day11

    Trip to the Golden Bridge Part 1

    October 14, 2019 in Vietnam ⋅ ☀️ 21 °C

    Everyone in our group had elected to do this Optional Tour. We weren’t really sure what this was all about. The area used to be used by the French as a holiday destination. They had villas and wine cellars etc. It was abandoned by the French when the war broke out and was then used by the Viet Minh army and was bombed by the Americans.
    So it was in ruins.

    Then someone had the idea of making it into a tourist destination and built a pedestrian bridge that looks like it goes through the cloud and is supported by 2 giant hands. Then they built a mini Disneyland at the very top of the mountain. To get the people there they have built the longest cable car.

    The area was about a 1 hour 15minute bus ride out of Hoi An and west of Danang. First we took a cable car to the Golden Bridge area. It was covered in cloud and mist as described it was meant to be!.
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