The Perfumed Pagoda

The Perfumed Pagoda

by Anton Swanepoel

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Vietnam: Discover an Ancient Mountian Buddhist Temple.

Limestone karsts and mountains stand guard as you slowly negotiate the river to the base of the famous Perfume Mountain. High at the top, awaits an ancient Buddhist temple that is over 2000 years old.

Myth and legend surround this magical place that draws thousands of pilgrims and tourists each year to be touched by the magic in the inner cave. Take a cable car up or brave the 2km mountain climb to the opening of the dragon’s mouth, where mysterious forces are at work. Be amazed by the multitude of rock formations that are respected and prayed to.

Learn more about this amazing place with this book, and prepare to be spell bound on your visit.

Covered in this book:

A short description of the Perfumed Pagoda and other attractions around it.
GPS Coordinates to the dock and important attractions.
Over 45 pictures showing you how the river ride to the pagoda, attractions around the pagoda, and the famous Perfume Pagoda look like.

If you want to expand your Hanoi adventure, then This Book is For You.

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940151986526
Publisher: Anton Swanepoel
Publication date: 06/20/2015
Series: Vietnam Travel Guide books
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Adventurer and world traveler, Anton Swanepoel, hales originally from Pretoria, South Africa, but has called a number of exotic locations home. Educated as a software engineer, he worked for a large multinational company before deciding to travel the globe. Along life's journey, Anton became a skilled scuba diver and technical diving instructor, teaching for seven years while living in the Cayman Islands. His resume touts Tri-Mix instructor levels from multiple licensing agencies, and dive records over 400 feet. Mr. Swanepoel has always loved travel and writing. In the past several years he's combined these passions, authoring and publishing a host of books, sharing secrets he's learned along the way. When he's not exploring an underwater landscape or racing a motorcycle down a stretch of highway, you'll find Anton visiting world destinations and chronicling his experiences. Today, he is a fulltime globetrotter and writer, having penned instructional guides for diving and travel, as well as a pair of fictional novels. His excurtion titles are geared toward do-it-yourself travelers, who enjoy saving money and seeing the out-of-way places. His favorite destinations include, Machu Picchu, the mountains of Vietnam, and the Temples at Angkor Wat.

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