From a different angle.
How about a smile?
A couple girls get their picture drawn.
Painting Chinese New Year (TET) greetings in Chinese.
Caught napping in Hanoi.
Hi-so art on the side of the road.
Watching an obviously very popular TET greeting painter.
Neat walls - I like the contrast of colors and items in this one - even a sign of communism.
Some kids killing time during the holidays.
Streetside gambling is popular during TET. You put your money on a symbol someone (usually an old lady) rolls the dice and the money is exchanged.
Entrance to the Temple of Literature.
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A door at the Temple of Literature.
A statue in a temple at the Temple of Literature.
A nice window at the Temple of Literature.
Rubbing turtles the form the base of scripts left by past teachers.
Another scene at the Temple of Literature.
On this day of TET, people wear their best outfits out around town - Temple of Literature
A memorial with Ho Chi Minh's mausoleum in the background.
A statue of Lenin in downtown Hanoi.
A door at the Hanoi Hilton.
Hanoi Hilton - prisoners would have their legs in locks here.
A depiction of what life was like in a cell at the Hanoi Hilton.
Three cheers for the Year of the Rat!!
Another quick feed - nice windows.
Typical side-of-the-road food stall.
Crowds crossing the bridge on Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi. It was TET (Chinese Lunar New Year).
Hoan Kiem Lake with festive balloons. It was nice jogging around here, but a bit cool.
At Ho Chi Minh's Mosoleum - he didn't want to be preserved.
One of the many nice, long walkways in the square at the mosoleum, that you can't walk on!