ASEAN consists of a group of country which has variety of nationality. There are wealth natural resources plentifully and it is the destination of many tourists which those are both from another region as well as ASEAN. According to each of locality are interesting and be different aspects of areas, suitable for touring. Therefore, today we will take you into way of people’s life who live in the Water Village which is absolutely fascinated. It can be compare with Venice so let’s check it out to “the Venice of ASEAN”.
Kampong Ayer, or the Water Village, is an area of Brunei’s capital city Bandar Seri Begawan that is situated over Brunei Bay. Most absolutely think of the Brunei’s Water Village in initial when thinking about the Water community. Brunei Water Village history is over 1,500 years and it is the largest and most famous water settlement of Southeast Asia which composes of 42 water villages altogether. It was one of the most important quays and is the trade center of Western, Cambodia, China including neighbor country. Importantly, it represents the homely way of life culture, made we feel relaxing among immense water.
Kompong Khleang, the floating community of Tonle Sap Lake, at Siem Reap, Cambodia, is the largest lake of Asia. It is the 2nd biggest lake of the world, just smaller than Amazon River which is plentiful with various kinds of fish. Besides, it is well-known as the initial biggest freshwater subsistence of the world. We will meet with the real local of fishermen way of life and you will astonish with the children in the locality show placing a python upon the shoulder as normally for invitation the tourists to look.
Cat Ba island is the largest of the 367 islands in the midst of the beautiful nature of Ha Long Bay, in Northern Vietnam. Cat Ba town is located at the southern tip of the island and is the only one community which settle down and importantly there is the chicness Water Village on the raft which is extremely suitable for the travelers who addict to the magic of the sea. They will touch with the humble way of fishermen life, taste the delicious fresh seafood without a long time frozen that made the food lose a quality.
For visitors who like the outdoor activities they can kayak include looking the blue sea and clear sky atmosphere along with the beautiful beaches, or riding a bike to watch the nature around the island and explore the island’s many caves to find out the Golden-headed langurs which its quantity is reducing nearly become extinct. We can see it at the Cat Ba Island only.
The Water Village is the tourist attraction as well as being the winsomeness of ASEAN. It represents the relationship between human and river which connects to each locality together. It shows the way of people life and continued culture that demonstrate until nowadays, made we feel crazy in love with the charming of the ocean.