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Vietnam

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Photos: Old Quarter

Tuesday, 22 Dec 2009 | Photo Gallery

Some photos while taking in the sights, smells, and sounds at the Old Quarter in Hanoi, Vietnam.
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In transit to Hanoi.

Sunday, 20 Dec 2009 | Views [1333]

According to the Lonely Planet guide on Vietnam, one could take a bus from Noi Bai airport in Hanoi to the Old Quarter; it's even the cheapest airport run probably in the world, it said. So when I was planning my trip I decided to give it a try when ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, hanoi, in transit, transport, travel, vietnam


Handicrafts by handicaps.

Tuesday, 1 Dec 2009 | Views [4884] | Comments [2]

On the way to the Cu Chi Tunnels, our bus stopped by a lacquer painting shop. The paintings and other handicrafts were assembled by handicapped people, mostly war victims who were no longer eligible to work in offices or farms but who still wanted ... Read more >

Tags: ho chi minh, lacquer painting, people, vietnam


Stop. Look. Listen.

Saturday, 28 Nov 2009 | Views [769]

...and especially before crossing the streets of Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon). These motorbikes are ubiquitous in Saigon, their traffic--oftentimes en masse--make it quite challenging to get across the street. This particular photo was ... Read more >

Tags: ho chi minh, street life, vietnam


Gallery: Vietnam Lacquer Painting

Friday, 5 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

Sidetrip to a Vietnamese lacquerware arts factory run by handicapped war victims.
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