Buddha in Hanoi

I am slowly processing my photos from Vietnam…thinking, remembering and savoring.

sidewalk contemplation Hanoi, April 2015

sidewalk contemplation
Hanoi, April 2015

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The Metropole

A highlight of our visit to Hanoi was dinner at the historic Metropole Hotel, it was like taking a step back in time.

At the Metropole

At the Metropole

This is where Joan Baez and Jane Fonda stayed when they were in Hanoi. We had a wonderful dinner at Le Beaulieu Restaurant and walked the grounds.  Underneath the hotel there is a bomb shelter that was used during the war.

through the eyes of our waiter

through the eyes of our waiter

 

grace note

 

 

 

 

parting glimpse

parting glimpse

 

Kismet in Hanoi

    On our last day in Hanoi, we headed out to the Art Vietnam Gallery to see Catherine Karnow’s show, Vietnam: 25 Years Documenting a Changing Country. I had read Andrew Lam’s review of the show in the Huffington … Continue reading