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Ho Chi Minh’s embalmed body now spends most of its time in a monumental edifice in Hanoi.  However, he usually gets a break in the autumn when he pops off on a journey of over 9,000 km, to Russia, for a spot of body maintenance. 71 more words

Black And White Challenges

Vietnam 2017 - Part 2

5th September, 2017.

Following our early morning walk around Hoan Kiem Lake we set off in our coach touring various sites in Hanoi.

Vietnamese National Assembly House. 229 more words


Vietnam 2014 - Trip Report #10

These reports are from our very first trip to Vietnam in September 2014, so therefore prior to the previous trip reports!  Originally posted on TripAdvisor, this is trip report #10… 3,333 more words


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