Hanoi at Night ~ Weekly Photo Challenge: Urban

A city is simply a passel of people packed in a pot like pickles. _David Detzer

Hanoi at NightHanoi, Vietnam, like most large cities, never sleeps.

Hanoi at Night

Everyone seems to be constantly on the move and usually on a motorbike. A motorbike is a way of life in Hanoi, a magic carpet.

Hanoi at Night

Life happens outside, on the sidewalks …and in the alleyways.

Hanoi at Night

Sidewalks are not for walking. Motorbikes rest on the sidewalks or in the living room.

Hanoi at Night

People dine on the sidewalks.

Hanoi at Night

Or dine overlooking the sidewalks.

Hanoi at Night

Hoan Kiem Lake in the center of Hanoi’s Old Quarter is especially beautiful at night.

Hanoi at Night

The Huc (rising sun) Bridge leading to the Ngoc Son Temple is built in the classic Vietnamese style and is lovely any time of day.

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This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. Love that quote about the pickle pot. πŸ™‚ Love all your photos, but especially the lake one. πŸ™‚

    1. Thanks. The quote pretty much sums up my sentiments about big cities. πŸ™‚

  2. This post gives new meaning to teeming humanity… Love the quote. I can’t even imagine what life must be like under such crowded conditions though.

    1. A fun place to visit but I like my solitude. πŸ™‚

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