New York Times newspaper: Con Dao is a 'tropical paradise'
The famous New York Times (USA) has just announced a list of 52 places to love in 2021. In which the newspaper called Con Dao a "Tropical Paradise". Con Dao currently belongs to Ba Ria - Vung Tau province, Vietnam.
Located about 179km from Vung Tau, the island district of Con Dao has a total area of 72,71km2. In which, Con Dao is the largest island, 51.52km 2 wide with nearly 10,000 inhabitants.
The New York Times talks about "to love" places after a year of spreading Covid-19. These locations stretch from East to West: Kaohsiung (Taiwan), Hokkaido (Japan), Isfahan (Iran), South Wales (Wales), Alberta (Canada), Lake Michigan (USA), Con Dao ( Vietnam) ...
Especially for Con Dao, the New York Times called this place a tropical paradise with a terrible historical past. In the past, this place was the place where revolutionary heroes were kept in the Vietnam War in the modern era.
In the first 9 months of 2019 - the year the world has not yet been raged by the COVID-19 pandemic, Con Dao has welcomed 332,083 visitors, an increase of more than 40%. That shows the charm of Con Dao.
Some pictures of Con Dao - Tropical Paradise.