A friend of ours had invited us to visit her home town of Ninh Van. This is a ninety minute motorbike ride from Nha Trang up Highway one. You turn in to Vinashin and then go down the coast road.
The view as you go over the mountains to Ninh Van is spectacular.
The streets are wide and clean. There is a naturally sheltered bay here. The main economy for the town is shallots and fishing.
We went to our friends parents place for lunch. One of the girls climbed a coconut tree to get fresh coconuts for us to drink. We had the best chicken and rice. Her parents grow so many different vegetables. We sat around an old coconut tree that had been cut down and we used it as a table. It was great.
After lunch we went to a local bay where the water was crystal clear and you could see little snails and shells in the water. Everyone was on hammocks rocking in the breeze just relaxing.
It was a wonderful day. We kept a head of the rain, got a little sunburnt and met some lovely people.