Sunday, 28 March 2010

VIETNAM 16-20 March 2010

Here are some photos we took on our short (non-music related) holiday to the land of Vietnam. Whoever thought that our former Commie "enemies" could be so hospitable!
Statue of the "Father of Modern Vietnam"
Ho Chi Minh in (where else?) Ho Cho Minh City.

Panorama from the rooftop garden of the Rex Hotel.

The Notre Dame of Saigon.

The French-styled Old Hotel de Ville
(now governmental offices) at night.

The Municipal Theatre (Opera House) at night.

Panorama of the Reunification Palace,
former seat of government of South Vietnam.

The Ho Chi Minh cult is still alive and well.

Morning scene at Ly Tu Trong street.

Cyclo driver taking it easy outside An Dong Plaza.

Multiple joss coils create a mist of incense
at the Thien Hau Temple in Cholon.

Rowboats near My Tho on the Mekong River delta.

The grandiloquent Cao Dai Holy See at Tay Ninh.

Noonday service of the Cao Dai in Tay Ninh.

Carcass of an American tank at the Cu Chi tunnels.

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