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When Da Lat gets clouded, the view gets heavenly

It is cloud hunting season in Da Lat now, and  photographers gather in droves to shoot them.

Da Lat, cloud hunting season, popular destination, stunning view, beautiful and romantic location

Photographers go to some trouble, hauling their equipment to mountaintops before daybreak to get the best shots. The Central Highlands town of Da Lat in Lam Dong Province boasts a year-round cool climate rarely found in a tropical country like Vietnam. It was once a summer hideout for French officials during the colonial time who built villas in the hills to escape the heat and humidity of the lowlands.

Da Lat, cloud hunting season, popular destination, stunning view, beautiful and romantic location

Photography enthusiasts get up well before daybreak and make their way up the Du Sinh Hill, around six kilometers from downtown Da Lat.

Da Lat, cloud hunting season, popular destination, stunning view, beautiful and romantic location

Tuy Son Hill receives first sun rays. Tuy Son is still a lesser-known tourist destination in Da Lat, gaining word of mouth popularity among photographers in particular.

Da Lat, cloud hunting season, popular destination, stunning view, beautiful and romantic location

The French-built College of Pedagogy on Yersin Street in downtown Da Lat. The panoramic view from the fourth floor of the building sweeps across tranquil lakes and green pine forests.

Da Lat, cloud hunting season, popular destination, stunning view, beautiful and romantic location

Tran Quang Anh, a Ho Chi Minh City-based professional photographer, said 5.30 a.m. to 6.30 a.m. was the best time to hunt for photos.

Da Lat, cloud hunting season, popular destination, stunning view, beautiful and romantic location

All of Da Lat’s nicknames - Little Paris, the city of eternal spring, the city of flowers and the city of love – do not match the beauty of the town smothered in clouds at dawn.

Da Lat, cloud hunting season, popular destination, stunning view, beautiful and romantic location

Around 20 kilometers to the southeast of downtown Da Lat, the Cau Dat tea plantation, where the Vietnamese tea industry originated, has become a highly Instagrammable destination.

Da Lat, cloud hunting season, popular destination, stunning view, beautiful and romantic location

Dasar Valley, located in the hills on the outskirts of Lac Duong District, 20 kilometers north of Da Lat, is another cloud hunting spot.

Da Lat, cloud hunting season, popular destination, stunning view, beautiful and romantic location

The misty enchantment of K’Long K’Lanh Pass, which connects the Central Highlands town with the beach town of Nha Trang in central Vietnam. To catch such scenes, depart from Da Lat at 4:30 a.m.

Da Lat, cloud hunting season, popular destination, stunning view, beautiful and romantic location

Around six kilometers to the south of downtown Da Lat, the Tuyen Lam Lake is among the best places to capture stunning misty mornings. Many photos of this landscape have been featured in the U.S.-based Natgeo magazine.

Source: VnExpress


Da Lat, cloud hunting season, popular destination, stunning view, beautiful and romantic location
 
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