Enjoying the moonlight on Hon Ta
the moonlight on Hon Tam Island
The boat melts into the
hustle and bustle of everyday life takes up most of ones time and can easily
make you forget that above the sky, the moon is round, and that once a month it
spreads its gentle light onto the world in full. However, crowded streets full
of high houses, and artificial light from street lamps normally hide the moon
from view and it is easy to forget the simple pleasure of enjoying moonlight.
Resort in Nha Trang in the coastal province of Khanh Hoa has come up with an
interesting idea for a new tour, moon watching, from this July. So, if you are
or can plan a trip on the 14th, 15th, or 16th, why don�t you try going to Hon
Tam and lying on a boat floating over to the island, like a silk worm wrapped up
in a leaf, basking in the uninterrupted moonlight. Now, that would be an
experience you�d never forget.
is widely considered as being one of the most beautiful bays in the world.
However, the feeling of walking on a beach under the still moonlight is
marvelously different from walking on the same beach in the baking hot sunshine.
The beach feels more comfortable, relaxed, and beautiful.
starts at 6 pm, just after darkness has crept over the horizon and as the moon
begins rising from behind Hon Tre Island. So as not to infringe upon the
delicate moonlight, a boat with small mellow round lanterns for lights awaits
you at Cau Da Port to take you on your tour. And you will experience a
wonderfully strange feeling as you float off into the open sea under the yellow
light of the moon.
minutes later, you will arrive at Hon Tam Island under the bleary watch of the
moon. A guide then shows you along a small path that leads to a beautiful rocky
outcrop on the south of the island, which is a peaceful and pleasant place to
enjoy the moon for a while. The more adventurous can go exploring over pebbles
and enjoy the sounds of gravel crunching under your feet.
you will find yourself in the ideal spot, atop a large rock as the wind massages
you hair and the sound of waves wash all your stresses away, under the smooth
yellow light from the moon. You then too will know of the pleasures of watching
the moon in paradise.
are fully relaxed, Cung Dinh (Court) tea will be served. Watch the drops of
boiling water come to a rest in the porcelain cups and slowly enjoy the sweet
taste. Experience peacefulness.
ready, the boat will return, and as you rise and fall gently amongst the waves
under the high moonlight, you can almost taste the combination of sea breeze and
still moon light. Later, a seafood barbecue with steamed rice, cooked noodles
and wine or beer provides the perfect end to the perfect evening and it may be
time for song or tune as the stars above watch enviously and Hon Tam Island