Sunrise approaching Hong Kong.
Business Class on Cathay Pacific.
Sunrise on way to Hong Kong
Turnin' and burnin'.
Taken from our hotel, this other hotel was lit up in a neat way.
The presidential palace - Reunification Palace. One of the iconic photos from the war has a couple of tanks storming through the palace gates onto the lawn.
Inside the palace - I thought the shape pattern (very 1960s) leant itself to a black and white rather than colour photo.
Inside their Notre Dame Cathedral, built from materials sent from France.
Floor tiles in the cathedral
Need I say more - young lady in the Post Office.
And the tourists buy them ....
In a workshop making lacquer goods.
Paints for the lacquer work.
We had just had lunch at the 'Refinery'; these guys were on 'lunch-break'.
street vendorsbus windowX20Saigon
Mopeds and scooters everywhere you look.
Drinks 2 Go
X20bus windowSaigonstreet vendors
They can carry anything.
Saigonmopedscootercargo carrystreet vendorsX20
At a rubber plantation - pedalpower.
Only three on this bike.
bus windowcargo carrySaigonX20
Nothing goes to waste - including used moped seats.
An Kiet house
French colonial style
Fuji x100Cai Beclassic building
classic buildingX20colour detailCai Be
Cai BeMonoFuji x100
Cai BeFuji x100
F2.0Fuji x100Cai Bepopped riceworkshop
Fuji x100F2.0popped riceworkshopMonoCai Be
Fuji x100Cai BeF2.0sweetsworkshop
Making rice paper
Fuji x100F2.0workshopCai BeMonorice paper
Fuji x100MonoF2.0workshopCai Berice paper
MonoFuji x100F2.0Cai Beworkshoprice paper
Fuji x100Cai Berice paperworkshopMonoF2.0
workshopCai BeF2.0rice paperFuji x100Mono
The kids are cute.
Cai BekidsFuji x100
Packing popped rice.
Fuji x100sweetsCai Be
"We bottle anything".
Fuji x100Cai Be
Life gets tough.
Inside an old brick kiln by the Mekong near Sa Dec.
Stacking bricks for $6 a day.
New furnace for firing bricks; uses husks from the rice as fuel.
Mechanics in the brick factory.
Huynh Thuy Le House
I like the effect of the coloured hanging outside.
Huynh Thuy Le HouseFuji x100Sa dec
Old gramophone in the Huynh Thuy Le House
F2.0MonoSa decHuynh Thuy Le HouseFuji x100
Old TV in the Huynh Thuy Le House
Sa decHuynh Thuy Le HouseMonoFuji x100