I decided to treat us to a real hotel in Danang, and it was well worth the money. A great view of the river and a 10 minute cab ride to the sea. Although it is not tourist season at all (central and northern Vietnam have a real winter) it is still spectacular.
The first day we arrived we checked in late. It was pouring so I ended up venturing out just far enough to find a mart that specialized in Korean and Japanese food. I loaded up on ramen and headed back. The next day we explored Danang a bit, but also booked tours to Hue and a hotel in Hoi An, and went to the beach.
Dragon bridge over the river
view from the mountains just north of Danang
large buddha in the distance
ah I get it......
Danang at night
Danang is a great city for a beach vacation and also a gateway to Hue and Hoi An. I don't really know what else to say about it, as it was a city to relax in and enjoy the food and views rather than a city to write a lot about. I'll save that for Hue. Still, it joins Busan and Taipei as one of my favourite Asian cities to be in and hang out in. A very cool place.