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B&W Photography: Hanoi

Hanoi should be shot in colour - and that's what I did most of the time. But there are a few shots, that actually work better in black and white. At least, that's what I'm thinking. The next shots were taken at the Quan Ba flower market, early in the morning: A popular motif are… Continue reading B&W Photography: Hanoi

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48 hours with me in Hanoi

Let's continue with my little ad hoc series about travel tips. After Singapore, it's now time so summarise what to best see and do in Hanoi. Just remember, when you read my tips, they are all from my point of view, from an art & food loving person who travels with her husband, friends and… Continue reading 48 hours with me in Hanoi

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Hanoi: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex

The main attractions in Hanoi are the old quarter and the Temple of Literature - at least, according to my taste. However, there are a few more historic attractions that can found in the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex away from the Old Quarter. If you've not been there before, you should at least see… Continue reading Hanoi: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex

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Hanoi: Dong Xuan and Cho Hôm markets

Street markets are one thing in Hanoi, the other thing are all the big markets that are dotted around the town. Dong Xuan market in the northern part of the Old Quarter is huge - it has at least three levels across three buildings (from what I could tell and explore). At the bottom vendors… Continue reading Hanoi: Dong Xuan and Cho Hôm markets