Vietnam – The Trail of Hanoi (2)

Today we went to visit the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum at the Ba Dinh Square. It is located in a big park. It was nice to walk about but weather was a bit hot.

This is the Ministry of Foreign Affair office which was located a stone away from the mausoleum.

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This is the entrance of the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum with the mausoleum guards. There were a lot of visitors both locals and also tourist around the mausoleum.

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The map of the Presidential Palace ground in the Ba Dinh Square…which to area to see?

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The Presidential Palace which a hundred-year-old French colonial building in the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Complex surrounding Ba Dinh Square. Nice bright colour, right?

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The tree roots at the Garden of Presidential Palace.

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Carp pond at the garden of Presidential Palace

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Ho Chi Minh Stilt house

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Old building converted to souvenir shops. Noticed they are also in bright yellow in colourful like the Presidential Palace.

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Postcards to choose from….

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Well.. so where’s next? Follow me and find out. 😊

China – Shanghai with a View (8)

My last post on my Shanghai, China trip.

Walking along Nanjing Road, heading from the West end to the East end, it was to the busiest part of the street filled lots and lots of giant shopping mall and a pedestrian mall.

…. nice colonial building and also the amount of people there is incredible!!

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Shots of the pedestrian mall along West Nanjing Road

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Giant malls….. on both left and right side of the road.

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… an old trishaw on display

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more people everywhere…..

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This was taken from my hotel room. A view of the Shanghai from the top.

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Last shot… Xintiandi; this is the place to go at night and where all happening happens. Here is where all the pubs and high class restaurants are.

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Hope you enjoy my pictures of Shanghai. So where’s next? If you want to know, follow me and you will find out. =)

China – Shenzhen’s Window of the World (1)

This trip to Shenzhen, China was about 2 years ago (and another time was last year). China is huge.. really huge country and it is never in ones life to cover the whole place as there is so many nice places (and maybe some not so nice) to visit.

For this blog, it will be sharing on my visit to Shenzhen’s Window of the World park. This part was built way back in 2004 and covers over 48 hectares and has over 130 reproduction of some of the worlds most famous attraction in the world. The tallest reproduction is 108metres and as you guessed it… it is the Eiffel Tower.

The time I went there, their theme was also on the famous beers around the world!!! So all the beer lovers…. you may have missed the chance to enjoy all the world’s beer under one roof. =)

DSC_0007 Nice structure outside the Window of the World

DSC_0008 Building design like  in the colonial times.

DSC_0010 Huge Beer Jug!!!

 DSC_0011 Barrels of ‘beer’…..

DSC_0013 The China ‘pyramid’

DSC_0016 More beer barrels….

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DSC_0024 The Eiffel Tower in China ??

DSC_0027 L’arc de Triomphe – The Arch of Triumph inthe background.

To be continued…….