Hon Ngang - located in the center of the Nam Du Archipelago. You come to Hon Ngang by taking the boat in Hon Lon, the main island of the Nam Du Archipelago. There you must first sail from Rach Gia about 90 kilometers to Hon Lon. From Hon Lon, the crossing takes 30 minutes by boat. There are two sailings a day. Hon Ngang has a large harbor and because the harbor is sheltered, many boats anchor here. You can see the daily busy life of fishermen on the beach.
Fishing boats and other types of seagoing vessels anchor around the jetty and on the beach. People who are struggling are helped each other with a big smile to pull the boat on the beach. Despite the rain, fishermen continue to work tirelessly to land the catch of the day. This scene from the fishing village looks incredibly helpful and vibrant, so you don't have to
takes pity on the fishermen.
At sunset all the work of the fishermen also stops. The Hon Ngang sunset is very romantic. The sun quickly descends into the sea, the sky gradually changes color, the clear blue of the sea water is gradually replaced by the dark blue.
Hon Ngang is at its best at night. When you are on the island of Ngang, you see sparkling lights of Hon Lon and the other islands so beautiful that everything looks like a photo. The lights flare up, sometimes near and far. They dim as they appear before your eyes.
There are about 1,000 households on Hon Ngang. Most of the people living on the island are engaged in fishing and aquaculture. There are hundreds of cages with farmed fish in the water off the coast: seafarms. The cages extend over the sea surface on the bay. In these cages, fishermen mainly grow grouper and cobia. Hon Ngang has the most sheltered port of Nam Du and thus attracts thousands of boats, canoes and cages for recreation and fish farming.
On the harbor side is a row of stilt houses on bamboo poles and built close together, about 2 km long.
Concrete has been used to support the houses. In the fishing village are homestays, groceries, cafes, clinic, electronics store and various eateries etc ..
There is only a small road about 1.5 meters wide.
On Ngang Island, visitors have the option to enjoy the dishes such as squid porridge, grilled squid, fried carrot onions, grilled otters (!) And oysters, all delicious as well as cheap. The most famous is the Nam Du crab, which is relatively cheap, fragrant and thick. It would be a mistake not to enjoy this type of specialty.
When you come to Hon Ngang, you will certainly have unforgettable experiences on the island waters, also known as the "island of paradise of the south", for its charming scenery, people and peaceful life in the fishing village. The island is a combination of many factors given by nature, blue sea, white sand, sunshine and fresh seafood.