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Old Posted Mar 14, 2009, 2:23 AM
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Hà Nội, Việt Nam











the highway

































Trấn Quốc Pagoda


















on the left is the remaining wall from the french-built 'hanoi hilton,' and on the right is the office tower that was built on top of it









the hanoi-saigon main line
























school's out...






















































police office and lottery vendor















the guy who hangs up rousing patriotic banners









Khâm Thiên street memorial. The street was obliterated by b-52s during the 1972 christmas bombings









the pet store












making funeral wreaths









Hồ Trúc Bạch... the lake where john mccain's plane landed









a street barber



burning fake money for buddha






condensation on my lens






tribal statue at the museum of ethnography...














































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That was some thread! Whetted my appetite to visit this city. The atmosphere looks heavy and strange at times!
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Incredible thread. Wow.
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Old Posted Mar 14, 2009, 5:21 AM
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Splendid I believe I mentioned this in a past Vietnam thread, but I have a friend that did some time in a Vietnamese jail
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great thread. i really enjoyed visiting saigon and hanoi is next on my list.

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burning fake money for buddha
not for buddha. it's for ancestors:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joss_paper
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Cool. We need more Vietnam on skyscraperpage.
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omg!! what an amazing thread. You really capture the spirit of the city - fantastic... and what a lot of mo-peds...

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This is why I keep coming back to this site. Excellent stuff!
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Incredible street level shots! Reminds me of my Cambodia trip last year. Thanks for sharing
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Old Posted Mar 14, 2009, 7:02 PM
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amazing tour, I could smell those limes and hear the buzzing scooters. Love these two:



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Great thread.
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Fascinating. Such great streetlife.
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Love it! This is a fascinating scene... one of many

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Some amazing shots in there. Great stuff!
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These are really good pictures, hope to see more.
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Wonderfully intimate photos in a visually rich place. Powerful stuff!
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amazing photos. poor but still vibrant city.
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cool pix. . .
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WOW!! amazing pictures, captures the grit, realism and daily life of a city. I'd look at these pictures anytime over those fancy high rises and construction pics of, say...Dubai or Las Vegas. Just my opinion, but these pictures capture the heart and soul of a city.
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