Foreign tourists anchor at Halong Bay Vietnam
Nearly 1,000 foreign tourists anchor at Halong Bay Vietnam, the Costa Allegra ship of the Costa Cruise with nearly 1,000 foreign tourists on board anchored at Halong city, the northern province of Quang Ninh, on February 7, the first day of the Lunar Year of the Rat.
The first visitors of the year were welcomed with flowers and gifts from the local authorities. The cruiser is scheduled to visit the bay every four or five days.
Another cruise ship, the Star Libra, will visit Halong on February 8 and 9.
Earlier, on February 6 night, the eve night of the lunar year, Quang Ninh province held a party at Hoang Gia (Royal) International Park for 600 foreign tourists to usher in the new year in accordance with local traditional customs.