The Wandering Scot

An occasional travel journal.
 China

Vietnam Spring 2017

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  Hanoi   Hue   Nha Trang   Saigon

Hanoi

Lenin in Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Lenin in Hanoi
Lenin in Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Lenin in Hanoi
Hanoi Flag Tower (1812), Vietnam Spring 2017
Hanoi Flag Tower (1812)
Revolutionary Martyrs Memorial, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Revolutionary Martyrs Memorial
Ngoc Som Temple, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Ngoc Som Temple
Ngoc Som Temple, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Ngoc Som Temple
An unexpected meeting with an old friend., Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
An unexpected meeting with an old friend.
Motorcycle Hordes, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Motorcycle Hordes
Ly Thai To: Annam's First Emperor, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Ly Thai To: Annam's First Emperor
Bach Ma "White Horse" Temple (18th c), Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Bach Ma "White Horse" Temple (18th c)

Museum of Vietnamese Revolution

Museum of Vietnamese Revolution, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Museum of Vietnamese Revolution
Hierarchy of Oppressors, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Hierarchy of Oppressors
Ho Chi Minh, declaring independence in 1945, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Ho Chi Minh, declaring independence in 1945
Guillotine from Hoa Lo Prison("Hanoi Hilton"), Vietnam Spring 2017
Guillotine from Hoa Lo Prison("Hanoi Hilton")

Hoa Lo Prison aka "Hanoi Hilton"

Hoa Lo Prison, aka "Hanoi Hilton", Vietnam Spring 2017
Hoa Lo Prison, aka "Hanoi Hilton"
Captured US Pilot's Uniform, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Captured US Pilot's Uniform
Prison Memorial, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Prison Memorial
McCain's visit in 2000, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
McCain's visit in 2000

Military Museum

MiG 21, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
MiG 21
T-54B Tank, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
T-54B Tank
Odd Memorial, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Odd Memorial
T-54B which led thrust into Saigon's Presidential Palace in 1975</b, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
T-54B which led thrust into Saigon's Presidential Palace in 1975
Captured US Chinook-47, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Captured US Chinook-47
Armed Forces poster (2007?), Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Armed Forces poster (2007?)

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Tail of the <em>long</em> queue to the Mausoleum, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Tail of the long queue to the Mausoleum
President's Palace, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
President's Palace
Ho Chi Minh's Office (in small bungalow) Note Marx & Lenin, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Ho Chi Minh's Office (in small bungalow)
Note Marx & Lenin

Temple of Literature

Temple of Literature, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Temple of Literature
Markers commemorating great scholars, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Markers commemorating great scholars

Vietnam National Museum of History

Vietnam National Museum of History, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Vietnam National Museum of History
Ancient Bronze Drum (5th-1st C BC), Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Ancient Bronze Drum (5th-1st C BC)
Ancient Bronze Drum (5th-1st C BC), Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Ancient Bronze Drum (5th-1st C BC)
Royal Seal (1709), Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Royal Seal (1709)
Royal Seal (1827), Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Royal Seal (1827)
Various ancient bronze drums, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
Various ancient bronze drums

Hanoi to Hue

96 miles South of Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
96 miles South of Hanoi
130 Miles South of Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
130 Miles South of Hanoi
158 miles NW of Hue, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
158 miles NW of Hue
A very, very crowded train, Hanoi, Vietnam Spring 2017
A very, very crowded train

Hue

Hue Citael

From 1802, with much restoration.
Ceremonial (?) Canon, Hue, Vietnam Spring 2017
Ceremonial (?) Canon
Dragon in protective booth Do not try this at home., Hue, Vietnam Spring 2017
Dragon in protective booth
Do not try this at home.

Thien Mu Pagoda

Tu Duc Tomb (~1850)

The tomb itself, Hue, Vietnam Spring 2017
The tomb itself

Hue to Nha Trang

39 miles SE of Hue, Vietnam Spring 2017
39 miles SE of Hue
40 miles SE of Hu, Hue, Vietnam Spring 2017
40 miles SE of Hu
42 miles SE of Hu, Hue, Vietnam Spring 2017
42 miles SE of Hu
Fields and graves, 56 miles SE of Hue, Vietnam Spring 2017
Fields and graves, 56 miles SE of Hue
56 miles SE of Hue, Vietnam Spring 2017
56 miles SE of Hue
146 miles SE of Hue, Vietnam Spring 2017
146 miles SE of Hue
135 miles North of Nha Trang, Hue, Vietnam Spring 2017
135 miles North of Nha Trang

Nha Trang

Victory Monument, Nha Trang, Vietnam Spring 2017
Victory Monument
Long Son Pagoda, Nha Trang, Vietnam Spring 2017
Long Son Pagoda

Ponagar Cham Towers

Built in the 8th to 12 c. AD
81 miles SW of Nha Trang, Vietnam Spring 2017
81 miles SW of Nha Trang

Saigon

Old Post Office, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
Old Post Office
Reunification Palace (old Pres. Palace), Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
Reunification Palace (old Pres. Palace)
Presidential Palace Bunker, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
Presidential Palace Bunker
The Motorcycle Hordes, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
The Motorcycle Hordes
Motorcycle Hordes (2), Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
Motorcycle Hordes (2)
War Remnants Museum, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
War Remnants Museum
National History Museum, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
National History Museum
8th-9th c AD bronze Buddha, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
8th-9th c AD bronze Buddha
Ho Chi Minh Campaign Museum, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
Ho Chi Minh Campaign Museum
The People's Heroes, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
The People's Heroes
Jade Emperor Pagoda (Yawn), Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
Jade Emperor Pagoda (Yawn)
Jade Emperor Pagoda, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
Jade Emperor Pagoda
Ho Chi Minh, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
Ho Chi Minh
People's Committee Building, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
People's Committee Building
Hanoi Opera House (interior), Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
Hanoi Opera House (interior)
Bitexco Financial Tower, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
Bitexco Financial Tower
View from Bitexco Tower, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
View from Bitexco Tower

Cu Chi Tunnels

My esteemed guide, Fong, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
My esteemed guide, Fong
The disappearing soldier, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
The disappearing soldier
Disappearing and reappearing Scotsman, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
Disappearing and reappearing Scotsman
"It's a trap!"   A decoy tunnel entran, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
"It's a trap!"   A decoy tunnel entrance
AK47, carefully restrained for tourist use, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
AK47, carefully restrained for tourist use
Down into a longish tunnel section, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
Down into a longish tunnel section
It's good to be back out!, Saigon, Vietnam Spring 2017
It's good to be back out!

Mekong Delta Tour


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