Vietnam – The Trail of Hanoi (14)

My last posting on my trip in Hanoi. Vietnam. Yes, still in Old Quarters.

Me on trishaw following another trishaw in front of me. It kinda nice to sit in one of them and seeing the motorbikes zooming past you.

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A spontaneous shot.

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Look at all those wires on the electric pole!!

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Sunset it approaching soon…..

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Another stall selling all sorts of things…..

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… and locals hanging outside a stall and having their dinner.

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That’s all for my journey here. So… the next question, where to next? If you want to know, then follow me on my blog to find out. =)

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Vietnam – The Trail of Hanoi (13)

So much things to see in the Old Quarters, Hanoi. You can practically takes shots after shots.

Lots of locals on their bikes and putting their bikes on the side of the road.

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A lady selling French baguette on the road side.

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Another lady selling a local dish and her customer sitting on stool enjoying their meal.

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Walking on the street selling toys

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Colourful…

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More shots of the alleys and you can see the local parking their bikes back to back.

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Vietnam – The Trail of Hanoi (12)

Still walking around the Hanoi’s Old Quarters. Every corner we turn, the view was full of interesting to capture.

Guess sometimes words can’t describe them as well as photos.

The Old Quarters was filled with locals and also tourist buzzing everywhere.

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Ladies looking at the choices of shoes to choose from.

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Pictures of locals eating at the side of the street having their dinner.

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Beautiful flowers for sale.

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Along my walk, I managed to bump into a small wet market alley; something I like to venture as this was where all the happening and things among the locals which a tourist may not see on the Main Street. .

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More pictures to come in my next post. 😊

Vietnam – The Trail of Hanoi (11)

Today we are heading back to Hanoi’s Old Quarters which is near Hoan Kiem lake. It has the original street layout and architecture of old Hanoi. The city consisted of only about 36 streets, most of which are now part of the old quarter. Each street had merchants and households specialized in a particular trade, such as silk traders, jewelry, etc.

Our first stop was St. Joseph’s Cathedral; a church on Nha Tho Street in the Hoan Kiem District of Hanoi, Vietnam. The cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hanoi to nearly 4 million Catholics in the country.

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Exterior of the cathedral

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Interior with the view of the alter.

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From the church we took the trishaw to get around the old quarters. Socialist statue by Ho Kiem Lake.

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The locals on their motorbikes and lots of trishaws too.

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It is always nice to slowly walk along the road or little small alleys in the old quarters as you can really see the life of the Vietnamese people there.

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Vietnamese dolls ….. So many types and so colourful as souvenirs.

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A common sight of stalls selling specialize in just one thing.

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More pictures to come on old quarters. Stay tune….