Tuesday, 20 May 2008

Easy Riding in Vietnam - the first 3 days in pictures

The smoky hills and lush green countryside west of Hanoi

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Whatever your poison, it's unlikely it comes in Scorpion flavour.  A hangover is guaranteed.

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Yes, he did stop his moped in the middle of the road. And yes, he did beg me to take his picture. He would be so proud.

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Showing Scotland what Green really is.

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Has anyone seen my chopsticks?

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Heading home after a long day at work in the fields.

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Processing tobacco the traditional way.

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The famous water pipe of the tobacco farmer.  I hit it, coughed my lungs out, and they all promptly burst out laughing. 

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Pulling a bird in Vietnam.

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At the birthplace of the revered Ho Chi Minh. P5070068

2 comments:

Sarah said...

Wow! Amazing pics!! What a gorgeous country.

But you're a serious dork for taking a hit off the 'water pipe.' What did you expect would happen?? LOL!

Enjoy yourself and stay safe! :)

Rosemary said...

ha ha ha ha!!!! that's for the chopsticks pick :-)