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Lobster bliss
Little visitors are pushed on a cart along the island. Tourists can reach Binh Ba by taking a one-hour boat trip that costs VND25,000 (more than US$1) a person or up to VND800,000 for a whole tour from Ba Ngoi port in Cam Ranh, which is connected...

Little visitors are pushed on a cart along the island. Tourists can reach Binh Ba by taking a one-hour boat trip that costs VND25,000 (more than US$1) a person or up to VND800,000 for a whole tour from Ba Ngoi port in Cam Ranh, which is connected to both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City by air and road.

Binh Ba is a haven of peace with every resident wearing an easy smile, whether if that's an old man airing squid on a bamboo mat, children playing hopscotch in an alley or women selling seafood noodle soup on the street

Binh Ba is a haven of peace with every resident wearing an easy smile, whether if that's an old man airing squid on a bamboo mat, children playing hopscotch in an alley or women selling seafood noodle soup on the street.

Squid is another Binh Ba's specialty, besides several kinds of fish and snails

Squid is another Binh Ba's specialty, besides several kinds of fish and snails.

Lobsters are weighed and sold fresh to customers at a farm

Lobsters are weighed and sold fresh to customers at a farm.

A family rows a coracle to visit their lobster farm. Similar boats are available for tourists who want to visit lobster farms and catch their own supper

A family rows a coracle to visit their lobster farm. Similar boats are available for tourists who want to visit lobster farms and catch their own supper.

Floating farms on Binh Ba Island are known for supplying the best lobsters across Vietnam's coastline. They weigh 1.4-1.7 kilograms apiece and are extraordinarily tasty, it is said. Farmers say their lobsters are 30 to 60 percent cheaper than those served at restaurants in nearby resort...

Floating farms on Binh Ba Island are known for supplying the best lobsters across Vietnam's coastline. They weigh 1.4-1.7 kilograms apiece and are extraordinarily tasty, it is said. Farmers say their lobsters are 30 to 60 percent cheaper than those served at restaurants in nearby resort towns like Nha Trang or Cam Ranh.

Little visitors are pushed on a cart along the island. Tourists can reach Binh Ba by taking a one-hour boat trip that costs VND25,000 (more than US$1) a person or up to VND800,000 for a whole tour from Ba Ngoi port in Cam Ranh, which is connected...
Binh Ba is a haven of peace with every resident wearing an easy smile, whether if that's an old man airing squid on a bamboo mat, children playing hopscotch in an alley or women selling seafood noodle soup on the street
Squid is another Binh Ba's specialty, besides several kinds of fish and snails
Lobsters are weighed and sold fresh to customers at a farm
A family rows a coracle to visit their lobster farm. Similar boats are available for tourists who want to visit lobster farms and catch their own supper
Floating farms on Binh Ba Island are known for supplying the best lobsters across Vietnam's coastline. They weigh 1.4-1.7 kilograms apiece and are extraordinarily tasty, it is said. Farmers say their lobsters are 30 to 60 percent cheaper than those served at restaurants in nearby resort...