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Hanoi ~ Vietnam

Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and the country’s second largest city by population with over seven million people.  Hanoi is 1,090 miles north of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).   2,404 more words

Catching my breath in Hanoi, Vietnam

After an amazing 3 weeks in Laos with my travel partner, Vivien and the dutch boys, we were ready to continue our journey to another country, Vietnam! 1,097 more words

Women's Museum of Vietnam-Hanoi

The Vietnam Women’s Museum is a world-class project, a brilliant and poignant collection of photographs, objects common to village life, depictions of custom and women’s roles in village life, also including a wide array of ethnic textiles. 550 more words


Hanoi, Vietnam: Hanoi Sights

Vietnam Day 3: Hanoi,  Trấn Quốc Pagoda, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and self guided walking tour of Hanoi sights.

We decided to go on a self guided walking tour of Hanoi’s main sites starting with Văn Miếu – Quốc Tử Giám 文廟. 644 more words


The big Indochina trip: hanging out in Hanoi 

We’ve spent several days in Hanoi taking on the sights at a relaxed pace and generally just kind of hanging out in the city, walking around in the old quarter. 885 more words


Hanoi again

6 December 2001

Went to see Uncle Ho today, “where he lives now”, ie in his mausoleum. I think I may now have the full set of pickled Communist leaders: Lenin, Mao and now Ho Chi Minh. 219 more words


Vietnam 2016 - Trip Report 13


No real sleep in today, but not up that early, either.

That plan for the day?

Ticking off another thing from my list. Well, a couple of things, actually. 3,862 more words