Hanoi: everybody is on the move!

l58gtdtiezoThis is a cool electric scooter. I’d buy one

gkrinv13vb4Most people use middle-size power scooters that seem to be geared down to allow a whole lot of flexibility at low speeds. People do crazy things while riding.

dsgf9xmvciaThe density of the night traffic is beyond belief. Insanity

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My hotel room in Hanoi

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These pineapples came from a street vendor. I wanted a taste of the real thing. Selling fruit on the street is an incredibly hard work. The vendors (mostly women) are also hassled by the police.

And yes, I shoot film! (Canon AE1)

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The wreckage of US military equipment, and there’s a lot of it, is on display at the war museum.

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Volunteer guides assist visitors.

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The location where John McCain was rescued from the water, by a local fisherman.  The big lake is across the narrow dam. John landed in the pond. Technically, he is a war criminal. Bombing a residential area is a war crime.

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