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Mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh (Hanoi, Vietnam)

If you haven’t heard of Ho Chi Minh before you visit Vietnam, checking out his embalmed corpse up close is probably the best way to get to know Uncle Ho. 843 more words


Hoa Lo Prison (Hanoi, Vietnam)

No, it’s not a pretty French maison. Hoa Lo Prison, nicknamed the “Hanoi Hilton” by American POWs imprisoned there during the Vietnam War, is one of the best historical sites in the capital – … 601 more words


Vietnam: in photos

A selection of photos from my three weeks travelling from Vietnam‘s northern capital, Hanoi, through the stunning scenery of central Vietnam, to jazzy Saigon in the heart of the Mekong Delta. 178 more words


Devouring Vietnam | Street Food

If you’ve known me for very long, you know that I love to eat… really there is no better place to enjoy food than while traveling.  2,151 more words


10 things I miss about Hanoi - and 10 things I love about the Barossa

When one of our friends declared late last year, shortly before leaving Hanoi that “the only thing she would miss about Hanoi was passion fruit juice”, she was set a challenge to come up with a list of 10 things she would miss. 523 more words


Lâu rồi không viết entry nào cho riêng mình

Lâu rồi không viết entry nào cho riêng mình, cho những cảm nhận của riêng mình…Bận nhiều việc cũng có, lười cũng có mà đôi khi cũng là vì tự thấy mình khô khan hơn… 2,111 more words

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Hanoi, Vietnam (July 2012)

  A French colonial style building, a Communist Party poster, and imported cars on a street in Hanoi demonstrate different stages of Vietnam’s history in the past two centuries—a French colony, then a communist state, and finally a member of the global economic system, although the Communist Party still holds political power.