DAY 10: Before breakfast, a few early rising photographers took a walk around Hoang Kiem Lake, the heart of Hanoi, just five minutes from our hotel, to see early rising residents exercising on the shores of peaceful lake in front of Turtle Tower. Our highway stop on the way to Halong Bay included a embroidery […]
DAY 8: Since we skipped visits last afternoon, this morning we were heading to the Hue Citadel, rain or shine, to start a busy day. As it rained, our first stop was under the Ngo Mon Gate – looking respectively at the Flag Pole (Vietnam’s tallest) and the Palace of Supreme Harmony. The soft light […]
The year did not start too great. I had a flight booked for Hawaii to photograph the new lava ocean entry, but it dried out in the last days of 2011, so I cancelled that trip. I planned some winter photography instead, but I suddenly lost all mobility in one shoulder – making it difficult […]
DAY 6: The day started in Hoi An with a nice sunrise over the river, caught just a few minutes walk from our riverfront hotel. After breakfast, we boarded a small boat to observe the river life. After navigating a narrow river channel, we came to the small pier of the Cam Kim Village. We […]
I wish everyone a year 2013 full of happiness, health, and success. My sincere thanks for your continuing readership and interest in my photography. 11PM Dec 31, 2012. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.