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  Hue
Located 660 km from Ha Noi and 1080 km from Saigon, Hue has always been considered the fulcrum of Vietnam's two rice baskets, the Red river delta and the Mekong delta.
Hue became the name of Vietnam's most well known ancient capital because of the local mispronunciation of the word Hoá in Thuâ.n Hoá.
Nguyen Anh made it Vietnam's capital city in 1802 after he defeated the Tay Son and ascended to the throne with the name Gia Long.
www.vietscape.com /travel/hue   (153 words)

  
 Hotels in Hue, Vietnam
Century Riverside Hotel Hue is a foreign joint venture conforming to 4-star standards, located in the city centre beside the romantic Huong River.
Located in the heart of Hue city, the international 5-star Imperial Hue luxury hotel offers you panoramic views over the Perfume River, Ngu Binh Mountain and the ancient Royal Palace.
Positioned in Hue City and just steps away from perfume river, this attractive property boasts an array of amenities and offers easy access to the attractions.
www.booking.com /city/vn/hue.en.html   (274 words)

  
 Hue travel guide - Wikitravel
Hue's small Phu Bai airport fields daily flights to and from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, but flights are quite often disrupted by poor weather and it's 40 minutes away by taxi.
Tomb of Minh Mang, 12 km from Hue.
Tomb of Tu Duc, 7 km from Hue.
wikitravel.org /en/Hue   (2388 words)

  
 THUA THIEN - HUE
Hue is one of places, which has many cultural heritages.
In Hue and its surrounding still exist tens of pagodas constructed more 300 years ago, and a hundred of temples and pagodas built in the early century.
Besides, Hue is a place where the royal music is originated, and a place with traditional famous dishes and sophisticated handicraft.
www.vietnamtourism.com /Hue/e_pages/e_hue.htm   (311 words)

  
 Love story: Melvyn & Hue
Hue Thi Le was 19 and had just begun working in the officers club.
Hue introduced Melvyn to her parents and six siblings as her boss.
Hue continued to pursue immigration into the United States, meeting Melvyn briefly in Saigon to complete documents and a blood test.
www.azcentral.com /families/articles/0405fam_lovestory.html   (454 words)

  
 Hue, Viet Nam  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Hue is connected by road and rail to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Hue’s Forbidden Purple City was once reserved for the royal family; it was severely damaged during the Vietnam War.
In 1883 Hue was taken by the French and made capital of Annam, a French protectorate.
www.galenfrysinger.com /hue_viet_nam.htm   (484 words)

  
 Battle of Hue
Situated in central Vietnam, Hue was the country’s cultural capital, a unique blend of French and Vietnamese influence.
Hue was a symbol of everything the Vietnamese people admired and respected.
North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces were driven out of Hue little by little as U.S. Marines retook the city one block at a time.
members.tripod.com /LANCREW/Battle.htm   (432 words)

  
 GORP - Exploring Vietnam's Ancient Capital - Hue, the Beautiful City
To visit today's Hue (pronounced "way") is to visit all of Vietnam—past, present, and future.
"You know," he said, "Hue is the most traditional city in Vietnam, and it has the most beautiful people in the country." He said the Non Bai Tho, the conical straw hats worn by so many women in Hue, have a poem written inside that can only be read when held up to the light.
Hue is the kind of place you find yourself staying for a few more days.
gorp.away.com /gorp/location/asia/vietnam/hue.htm   (629 words)

  
 Hue - Vietnam
This ancient capital, also known as Thua Thien Hue, was founded on the northern bank of Perfume River in the 17th century by Nguyen Dynasty.
It is the oldest pagoda in Hue and built in honor of Nhu Lai Buddha.
Built in the style of the French military architect, Vauban, the royal Citadel of Hue complex has the characteristic of many strongholds and fortresses.
www.circleofasia.com /guide/hue.asp   (688 words)

  
 Effective Color Contrast - Lighthouse International   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Choose dark colors with hues from the bottom half of this hue circle against light colors from the top half of the circle.
The orientation of this hue circle was chosen to illustrate this point.
Hue varies around the solid; lightness varies from top to bottom and saturation is the distance from the center.
www.lighthouse.org /color_contrast.htm   (591 words)

  
 Hue : Planning a Trip | Frommers.com
Hue is a major stop on any "open tour" ticket, and open-tour-cafe buses connect with Danang and Hoi An for just $2, or Nha Trang for $6 (these are long, bumpy trails, but they're cheap and convenient).
By Cyclo -- Because Hue is relatively small, renting a cyclo by the hour for 15,000 VND to 20,000 VND ($1-$1.35) works well, but not to the imperial tomb sites outside of town.
This is Hue's most upscale and efficient group, and also the most expensive.
www.frommers.com /destinations/hue/2405010002.html   (759 words)

  
 Hue pictures - Vietnam stock photos, fine art prints by QTL
Hue was unified Vietnam's capital from 1802 to 1945, during the rule of the emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty.
On the way, you'll pass the Thien Mu pagoda, of which the octagonal tower is one of the most famous buildings of the country.
At night, traditional music concerts on a boat drifting along the river are delights to remind that Hue is considered to be Vietnam's cultural and artistic center.
www.terragalleria.com /vietnam/vietnam.hue.html   (334 words)

  
 BBC ON THIS DAY | 24 | 1968: South Vietnamese recapture Hue
The South Vietnamese are celebrating the recapture of the country's third city, Hue, after a battle lasting three weeks.
The capture of Hue at the end of January by the North Vietnamese Communist forces was part of the so-called Tet offensive - the most powerful and continuous assault in the war so far.
The Americans reportedly calculated that the operation to recapture Hue would be a "24-hour job", but it quickly turned into a prolonged battle, with exchanges of mortar and artillery fire.
news.bbc.co.uk /onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/24/newsid_4249000/4249381.stm   (651 words)

  
 World Wide Words: Shades of Meaning
In modern usage it frequently means much the same as colour (the first sense both in the Concise Oxford Dictionary and Chambers’ 21st Century Dictionary is given as “colour, tint or shade”) though with a sense, more precise than that of colour, of focusing on subtle variations between shades of colour.
But hue also has a much more tightly defined and technical meaning which derives from attempt to define colours unambiguously.
In one of the best known of these — the Munsell system (invented by the American Albert Munsell) — hue is used to describe one of the attributes of a colour, “that attribute...
www.worldwidewords.org /articles/hue.htm   (831 words)

  
 DNK Amazon Store :: Battle for Hue: Tet 1968
The Nva/Vc troops in Hue consist of 4 full strength regiments: the E1, E5, E8, E9 and several battalions from the E6 regiment several sapper battalions (E is the NVA denote for regiment).
However, initially, the S. Viets leaders do not want the ncient city of Hue to be destroyed and forces the S. Viets and Americans to fight with little or no air and artillery support.
The battle for Hue was bloody and vicious, the S. Viet dead was twice that of the U.S marines, as for the Nva/VC most of their troops die during the battle for the city.
www.entertainmentcareers.net /book/ProductDetails.aspx?asin=0891415920   (830 words)

  
 Holly Hue DIY Clothing
Holly Hue clothing brings DIY ethics, clothing conservation, and artistic design together to create a non-conventional form of hoodies and other accessories.
By combing the aisles of every town's thrift stores along with plenty of hand-me-downs from friends, these creations are made from 90% recycled materials.
Stay tuned for the new dress styles and new screened 80's skater/surfer patterns for both men and women, along with great new vinyl bags to be released for the fall/winter '08 line!
www.hollyhue.com   (238 words)

  
 Hotels in Danang, Hue and Hoi An - Discount Vietnam Hotel Rate!
Hotels in Danang, Hue and Hoi An - Discount Vietnam Hotel Rate!
Central Vietnam Hotels Danang, Hue and Hoi An Hotels
Hotels in Danang, Hue and Hoi An
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Crystal Hues Limited, a global network of translators, incorporated to abate the language barrier among nations and assist in establishing smooth exchange of information and ideas.
In the shrunk world of today, the importance of communication in the native language of the target audience is inevitable.
Crystal Hues has a dedicated team of more than 70 employees with specialized skills in languages and marketing communication services.
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 VisiBone Webmaster's Color Lab
This is the world's first look at the entire set of browser safe colors arranged symmetrically by hue.
This is the set of colors most universally and consistently supported by web browsers.
If your browser supported frames and JavaScript, you'd be able to hover over the colors in this menu and see the 6-digit hexadecimal codes on the status line.
www.visibone.com /colorlab   (136 words)

  
 Battle of Hue - Tet 1968   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"Isolating the Urban Area: Hue, Vietnam - January to February 1968"
Additionally, Lt. Col Richarad L. Brown, the chief Trail FAC and the USAF air liaison officer (ALO) to 1st ARVN Division, wrote a book on his experiences during the Battle of Hué:
Palace Gates: Under Siege in Hue City: Tet January 1968
www.cc.gatech.edu /fac/Thomas.Pilsch/AirOps/hue-battle.html   (587 words)

  
 Hue - West Village - New York Magazine Restaurant Guide
Step aside, Demi and Ashton: Our strangest-partnership-of-the-year award goes to budget-Italian-restaurant boss Frank Prisinzano, of Frank and Lil' Frankies fame, and Karim Amatullah, the creator of the posh celebrity hangout Halo.
There's sushi, too, not to mention meatballs, which must have been Prisinzano's idea.
The food was great and very tasty especially sushi and spring rolls, service was great we were at the downstairs lounge on comfortable couches eating and drinking.
nymag.com /listings/restaurant/hue   (224 words)

  
 Battle of Hue - Tet 1968   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"Isolating the Urban Area: Hue, Vietnam - January to February 1968"
Additionally, Lt. Col Richarad L. Brown, the chief Trail FAC and the USAF air liaison officer (ALO) to 1st ARVN Division, wrote a book on his experiences during the Battle of Hué:
Palace Gates: Under Siege in Hue City: Tet January 1968
www-static.cc.gatech.edu /fac/Thomas.Pilsch/AirOps/hue-battle.html   (587 words)

  
 Vietnam Travel,Vietnam Hotel,Vietnam Vacation,Vietnam Trip,Vietnam Cruise,Vietnam Vietnam Travelling,Hanoi Travel,Hanoi ...
Hue 's first deluxe Boutique hotel, La Residence Hotel & Spa by Accor, has recently opened.
Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the graceful Art Deco building was once the...
Why not rent a luxury car from the specialists who can offer you the best deals on cars for rental in Vietnam.
www.clicktovietnam.com /Home.asp   (1515 words)

  
 Green hue, clean view in spotlight at L.A. show | Chicago Tribune   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Green hue, clean view in spotlight at L.A. show
Green hue, clean view in spotlight at L.A. show
LOS ANGELES -- The vehicle that attracted the most camera operators, photographers and media covering the Los Angeles Auto Show was the one that brought the Arnold to the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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