Hanoi Tag Archive

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Flower Delivery, Hanoi

I'd love a set-up like this on my bike....

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Shop-keepers, Hanoi

How many over-sized hammer-and-sickles do you think they sold that day?...

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Evening Stuffed Animal Shopping, Hanoi

It’s never too late to buy an over-sized stuffed pink teddy bear in Hanoi. Hanoi, Vietnam, 24-Oct-2010...

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Young Monk, Hanoi’s Temple of Literature

Seeing an image today of Barack Obama and Anthony Bourdain eating like –and with– locals in a small place in Hanoi reminded me...

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Street Shave, Nghia Lo, Vietnam (Pic du Jour)

Scene of my first street shave, too....

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The Prince of Hàng Bè, Hanoi

The coolest motorbike taxi driver in Hanoi....

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Remembering Agent Orange’s Third Generation

An annual reminder that wars never end....

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The Day I Wanted to Visit Ho Chi Minh

Today’s Pic du Jour, the blog’s 659th straight, is a reminder of the day, five years ago today, that I wanted to visit Ho Chi...

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Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hanoi

Following up on my friend Lisa's suggestion, I created a Best-of page for this site today. It's been long overdue and has been on my mind...

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At the Vietnamese People’s Air Force Museum

A military support vehicle at the vast junkyard known as the Vietnamese People’s Air Force Museum, or Bảo Tàng Phòng Không...

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Wars Never End – an Annual Reminder (Pic du Jour)

Recalling a visit with Agent Orange's third generation....

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Waiting for the Lunch Rush, Hanoi

A moment of calm before the storm....

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Breakfast With a Smile, Hanoi

The vivid memory of this woman’s smile greeted me when I woke up this morning. I have no idea what provoked it but I didn’t...

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Pic du Jour: Pineapple Vendor, Hanoi

Today’s Pic du Jour –the 75th(!) straight since this project was re-inaugurated– features a woman prepping for her...

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6:30 a.m. Sword Dance, Hanoi (Pic du Jour)

Morning sword dance exercise near Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi, Vietnam. 22 Oct 2010...

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Street Vendor, Hanoi (Pic du Jour)

A fruit and vegetable vendor in Hanoi, soon after she set up shop and just before she sold me a pineapple. Peeled and sliced to order....

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Agent Orange’s Golden Anniversary, Revisited

That unfortunate anniversary actually came two years ago this month, but I trust you’ll allow me the indulgence of reblogging this to...

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Circles, in the Round

In her travel theme this week, Ailsa asked for circles. Who am I to say no? I threw in a few orbs and spheres, too, beginning with Jimenez...

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Jarai Arap Grave House (Piran Café Post #800)

How to celebrate 800 posts? "Pictures of large wooden penises," was the suggestion. "Lots of them."...

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Agent Orange’s Golden Anniversary

These are a few shots I took exactly one year ago today at the Thanhxuan Peace Village, or Lang Hoa Binh Than Xuan, an orphanage, school...

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