HGH Travel contributes a percentage of our benefit to the communities we visit. Every booking you make encourages the economic growth and development of our communities. Our tours help many people within the tourism industry and other local people who live below standard wage.
Interaction with locals is well designed for tourists to experience the real life in Vietnam. Using services and purchasing handicraft items bring in a source of revenue that would otherwise not exist. This propels local heritage and culture’s preservation.
CAT TUONG QUAN TRADE - SERVICE - INVESTMENT CO., LTD
Address: Cu Chanh 1 Village, Thuy Bang Commune, Huong Thuy Town, TT Hue Province. Tel/Fax: 0234 3962245; Cell phone: 0914 620033
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Hue was once a political center. Hue is the capital of Buddhism, a convergence of talents, the land for talent training. Hue is also a charming aquarelle. This place inspires poetry, music and painting. Hue tempers the spirit and the sense of purposes and uprightness to reach the calm of soul. Hue is a sacred, noble and mysterious place.
Thien An is the name of the main court hall in the Palace of King Tran Nhan Tong and is also the name of the most beautiful Pine hill complex in Hue. Tinh Cu Cat Tuong Quan is located in the Thien An hill complex. There are pine-hills in the front and at the back and two neighboring villas on both sides. Feng shui master called " screen in the front, screen at the back, Azure Dragon on the left, White tiger on the right". Maybe thanks to such Feng shui characteristics, in the summer, Tinh Cu Cat Tuong Quan is not affected by the Hot and dry westerly wind from Laos, in hurricane seasons, candles on the Buddhist altar remained unaffected.
In Thanh Tra garden in Tinh Cu Cat Tuong Quan, in the commencement date, there are two ancient bricks from the native land of Buddha are buried in Cap Co Doc garden (also called Tinh Xa Ky Hoan), rocks in the caverns of Sariputra and Ananda are requested for at Linh Thuu mountain, with sand of Ganges River (India), rocks of To Lieu Quan Tower, rocks of Thuyen Ton Temple and sand in the root of the Bodhi tree of Tu Dam Pagoda (Vietnam). In Tinh Cu Cat Tuong garden, there is also a statue of the Second Patriarch Hue-Ke with a merciful smile, conferring blessings and happiness to the owner and visitors.
Tinh Cu Cat Tuong Quan was built in (口) shape. There is house with five compartments and two wings in the East, the middle compartment is reserved for worship of Sakyamuni Buddha and the ideology of "Cu tran lac dao" (Living in mundane world but keeping mind in Buddhist world) of Tran Nhan Tong; spaces between dedicated worship Buddha Shakyamuni and thought "bare Cu heretics" German Tran Nhan Tong. There is a Zen house in the West with one compartment and two wings, for practicing zen and yoga, drinking tea, holding talks, concerts. There is a Library with three compartments and two wings in the South, in the middle compartment hang a silver painting of Kuan-Yin and a bookcase with Vietnamese and English books of multiple categories: Buddhist scriptures, meditation, science, politics, philosophy, history, literature, etc; in the North, there is a Canteen with three rooms and two wings and harmonic interior. All the traditional houses (Nha ruong) at Tinh Cu Cat Tuong Quan are carved sophisticatedly and elegantly.
There are many local trees and flowers grown naturally in the gargen of Tinh Cu Cat Tuong Quan with clean vegetable garden to provide food to the activities here.
Tinh Cu Cat Tuong Quan, a peaceful residence, clean environment, elegant lifestyle with all members, who not only serve visitors in a professional manner but also show their diligence and sincerity.The owner believes that the landscape and people at Tinh Cu Cat Tuong Quan will help visitors to find the peace and happiness of body and mind.
Football for All in Vietnam
FFAV is an initiative developed between the Football Association of Norway (NFF) and the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF). FFAV starts its operation in Hanoi in 2001, and in 2003, the project was officially moved to Thua Thien Hue province. FFAV work to develop children’s non-competitive grassroots football in primary and secondary schools with a special focus on marginalized group such as people with a disability, people with ethnic minority background, and people with HIV/AIDS infected/affected.
FFAV uses football activities as a tool to integrate fundamental life skill activities (such as HIV/AIDS information, high risk education on Explosive Remnants of War (ERW), personal hygiene and sanitation, communication skills, traffic safety etc.) which are defined based on the real situation and need of the club.
Ever since the first club started in 2004, FFAV has seen an incredible growth in the number of children and youth playing football; adults being trained; and an increased interest in the project activities in general. As of 2015, FFAV has 171 football clubs with 17.468 players of the age from 6-15 (50% girls) and more than 5000 people have been trained as coaches, leaders and referees.
This is a great driving force for FFAV to continue to develop and spread its activities to many other provinces and to build Thua Thien Hue as a model for community football development in Vietnam and in South East Asia.
For more information about FFAV please visit our website at www.ffav.com.vn.
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