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Ta Nung Village, Vietnam (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Ta Nung Village, Vietnam

Map of Ta Nung Village, Vietnam


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1/23/2013: We stopped in the village of Ta Nung to check out the cricket farm and the silkworm farm. The cricket farm consisted of a bunch of bins full of crickets, can you believe that! After looking at the cricket, there was an opportunity to eat a cricket dipped in sriracha sauce.

The silkworm farm had a bit more to see. We got a tour of the factory, and we got to see the life cycle of the silkworm, from moths mating and laying eggs in a box to the silkworms being boiled alive in their cocoons to the loom making cloth. There was an opportunity to eat the boiled silkworms as well, and they had a very greasy taste.

The final stop in Ta Nung was the Elephant Falls. There is a rickety path down to the waterfall viewing spot.

Previous Visit (Da Lat--Ta Nung Valley: 1/23/2013)
Next Visit (Nam Cat Tien National Park: 1/24/2013)



Species Recorded (7)

Birds ( 7 )

Old World Tree Warblers ( Phylloscopidae )
Yellow-browed Warbler - Phylloscopus inornatus

Kingfishers ( Alcedinidae )
White-throated Kingfisher - Halcyon smyrnensis

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica

Bulbuls ( Pycnonotidae )
Stripe-throated Bulbul - Pycnonotus finlaysoni

Shrikes ( Laniidae )
Burmese Shrike - Lanius collurioides

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
White-rumped Munia - Lonchura striata
Eurasian Tree Sparrow - Passer montanus

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