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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 fight it. There are worse images that can clutter a mind when one starts the day. The recollection left me no choice but to hunt this photo down and give it pride of place here as today's Pic du Jour, the 191st straight…
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Scooters of Hanoi

More photo organizing from last October's Vietnam trip. There are just over 6 million people in Hanoi and about…

Agent Orange, 35 Years Later

The shot above was taken in October at the Thanhxuan Peace Village, a clinic, school and orphanage in Hanoi for victims of Agent Orange. Over the course of nine years, US forces dumped 20 million gallons, or nearly 80 million liters, of Agent Orange, a chemical defoliant containing an especially virulent form of dioxin, on the southern Vietnamese…
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Klimt in Hanoi

More specifically, at a Traditional art gallery in Hanoi. Like many bigger cities in neighboring China, Old Hanoi is teeming with these small galleries which offer everything from cheap quickly-produced reproductions of renowned masterpieces -- one I saw last Monday went so far as advertising 'Van Gogh HERE'-- to more selective collections that…
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