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Vietnam

A beach in Vietnam

The picturesque  beach in Qui Nhon, a town on the way between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

The yellow sandy beaches are almost deserted near the town.

A sailing basket waiting for a new survivor.


Woman in conical hat selling flowers. Hoi An


I bought a very old charcoal iron in Hoi An and some 15th century ceramic coming from famous Hoi An wreck in Singapore. I remember shopping and town’s flavor. I can still memorize some local women. I’m just not sure if everybody wore a hat 😉


Monk at Thien Mu Pagoda. Vietnam

Thien Mu Pagoda located on the bank of Perfume river is the official symbol of old Vietnamese capital city – Hue. The pagoda is very peaceful place.


Barefooted old Black Hmong man in Sapa. North Vietnam

April days can be pretty chilly in Sapa. The old, barefooted peasant marched some miles to sell some weed and herbs at the town’s market.


I wonder whether those bricks in the wall are original. Hanoi

One of the gates leading to Old Quarter in Hanoi. There is still a lot of charm in the old town. Fidel from Havana should ask the comrades in Hanoi for an advise how to prevent decay.

P.S.

I bet the brick wall is original, isn’t it ?


Black Hmong woman presents her silver earrings.

Sapa region in North Vietnam is visually dominated by the tribal women wearing indigo dyed garb. Many of them wear distinctive, round earrings.


Red Yao women make a trade deal with mysterious bald guy.

The Yaos called Mien in China and Dzao in Vietnam belong to the best dressed tribes in Asia. The Red Yao women in Sapa area in North Vietnam have remained in contact with tourists for last 20 years. They developed good commercial skills.