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Hanoi, Vietnam

I had a blast working on ‘Hà Nội on Two-wheelers’ photo subject, photographing people on motorcycles, motorbikes, scooters, manual and electric bicycles (e-bikes) in the capital and second-largest city of Vietnam. Hanoi’s population is 6.5 million. And it seems like all of it rides two-wheelers. A lot of pictures of bikers have already been posted here in my Travel Photo …

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A Portrait of the Old Quarter Street Peddler

It is hard to imagine Hanoi Old Quarter without street peddlers. A peddler, in British English a pedlar, also known as a canvasser, cheapjack, monger, higler or solicitor, is a travelling vendor of goods. Today’s post is dedicated to all charming and hardworking Vietnamese girls and women roaming the streets of Hanoi. By the way, I haven’t seen a male …

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Back to Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Happy New 2014 full of great adventures and wonderful memories! Regarding memories, I have just finished the “Shocking Asia” photo book (Vietnam, Laos and Japan). While working on the book, I found some unpublished street photos taken in Hanoi, Vietnam. Within a couple of weeks I will publish four new posts and close the Vietnam category of Nona Hora project. …

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A Street Vendor. Hanoi, Vietnam

The first stop on my Shocking Asia trip was the city of Ha Noi and its Old Quarter district. The oldest area of Vietnam, Hanoi’s Old Quarter has a history of 2,000 years and is the Soul of the city. The area is often called the “36 Old Streets”. The legend tells that many years ago there might have been …

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Vietnamese Dog sleeping on the street in Sapa Vietnam

This is the second part of the Photo Essay. During my two days trip to Sapa I rented a vintage Soviet motorcycle Minsk and explored the city and its outskirts. Please find more photos from this trip in the following posts- Shocking Asia Shared Souls. Portraits of Vietnam Portraits of Vietnam (Part 2) Photo Essay: Sa Pa Viet Nam and …

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Soviet Motorcycle Minsk rented in Sapa Vietnam

Happy 12-12-12 Day! Best wishes of Good Times and Memories to all on the road and those who are planning their next adventure! Today my good memories come from Sapa, Vietnam, and this post has been scheduled to go live at 12 hrs 12 mins 12 secs :) Sa Pa is a town in northwest Viet Nam. It lies in …

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Shared Souls. Portraits of Vietnam

Once upon a time, the legend says, when a deluge of rain was falling there descended from the sky a giant woman wearing on her head four huge round leaves as large as the sky itself and stitched together by bamboo sticks. The leaves protected humankind, then still naked, from the rain. The giant messenger from the sky twirled round …

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Shared Souls. Portraits of Vietnam

This is another set of my Street Portrait Photography from Vietnam. The first set of Candid Portraiture can be found here: Shared Souls. Portraits of Vietnam. Of course, I will not be appointed a “Chevalier of the Legion of Honour” for my street photography, as Robert Doisneau was for his :) But, I hope you will enjoy it as much …

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Shared Souls. Portraits of Vietnam

Street Portrait Photography or Candid Portraiture is my favorite part of the Travel Photography. Being a street photographer in new environment, especially in a new country, is a lot of fun. But, capturing the expression, personality, and mood of the person within everyday settings is a pleasure! I found Vietnamese as photo-friendly people who kindly share their souls in the …

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Hanoi, Vietnam

Dedicated to my father. Happy Birthday, Dad! As I have stated in the Shocking Asia opening post, my “Shocking Asia” trip was not meant to be shocking bizzare experience. However, I am being asked the same question “What was the most shocking experience on your Shocking Asia trip?”. So here is my list of Top 10 “Shocking Asia” experiences from …

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