Vietnam

Roundabout in Downtown Hanoi, Vietnam

Roundabout in Downtown Hanoi, Vietnam

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Today’s travel photo is of the roundabout at the northern end of Hoan Kiem Lake in downtown Hanoi, Vietnam. If you’re wandering around the Old Quarter in Hanoi, you are bound to find yourself at this busy roundabout from time to time. In this photo, I somehow captured the most quiet moment that I had… Read More

Mekong River in Luang Prabang, Laos

Following the Mekong River through Southeast Asia

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I stood at the immigration point in Huay Xai, Laos, looking across the swift flowing muddy waters of the Mekong River. On the other side was Thailand, my destination. This would be the last time that I would cross the Mekong on this trip. As I stood there waiting for the boat to arrive to… Read More

Painting in Khai Dinh Tomb in Hue, Vietnam

Ceiling Art at Khai Dinh Tomb in Hue, Vietnam

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Today’s travel photo is of some amazing ceiling art inside the tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh in Hue, Vietnam. Of the three tombs that I visited near Hue, the tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh was by far the most impressive and elaborate. The architecture is magnificent, but it was the details that really impressed me… Read More

Fresh Spring Rolls in Hanoi, Vietnam

Fresh Spring Rolls in Hanoi, Vietnam

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Today’s photo is of a fresh spring roll at a restaurant in Hanoi, Vietnam. When it comes to spring rolls, I think that Vietnam might have the best. This particular spring roll was a fresh, unfried spring roll at a little hole in the wall restaurant in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. I took this… Read More

Waterfront Street at Dusk in Hoi An, Vietnam

Waterfront Street at Dusk in Hoi An, Vietnam

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Today’s travel photo is of the street along the waterfront at dusk in Hoi An, Vietnam. Like most of the Old Town in Hoi An, the beautiful old buildings along the waterfront are all lit up by lanterns, and walking along the waterfront just as the sun goes down is always a beautiful sight. As… Read More

Meagre houses on the river in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Riverside Houses in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

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Today’s travel photo is of some riverside houses in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. This was one of my favourite parts of the Mekong Delta as our boat slowly made its way through the maze of channels of the Mekong River. This was a very quiet part of the river where locals have built their houses… Read More

Incense sticks drying in the sun near Hue, Vietnam

Incense Sticks Drying in the Sun near Hue, Vietnam

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Today’s travel photo is a close up of some bunches of incense sticks drying in the sun in a small village near Hue, Vietnam. One thing I learnt a long time ago from travelling in Asia is that if you take a tour somewhere, there is almost always some “bonus stops” along the way. When… Read More

Man selling fruit on the street in Hanoi, Vietnam

Photos from Hanoi, Vietnam

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A lot of people don’t think much of Hanoi. Vietnam’s bustling capital tends to get overshadowed by the liveliness and ever pulsing metropolis of Saigon, the historic sites of Hoi An and Hue, and the unbelievable natural beauty of places like Halong Bay and Sapa. For some reason, many people use Hanoi simply as a… Read More

View through a flame tree in Nha Trang, Vietnam

View Through a Flame Tree in Nha Trang, Vietnam

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Today’s travel photo is of a view of the sky through the branches of a flame tree in Nha Trang, Vietnam. I took this photo while exploring the ancient Cham towers of Po Nagar. This colourful flame tree provided me with some much needed shade during the heat of the middle of the day. From… Read More

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