Hanoi Daily Photo

A (Quasi) Daily Dose of Vietnam's Busy-Busy Capital. (Archived)


Month: June 2009

Breakdance contest

This group of youngsters was performing yesterday (as I suspect they do every weekend) on the Lenin square – that’s right, just a little distance away from the statue of the Russian communist leader! Vietnam keeps surprising me in the… Continue Reading…

Vol de nuit

I never get tired of Trúc Bạch Lake; this was taken at… 3am last night. I decided to go on a short motorbike trip to the flower market at its peak hour and enjoyed the quietness of the city on… Continue Reading…


As Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s much anticipated movie ‘Home‘ is being released worldwide today, I couldn’t miss the occasion to post this ‘Earth from Above‘-like picture! Go catch it in your nearest movie theater (for Hanoians, you can actually go to l’Espace)… Continue Reading…

Hoa Đại

[somewhere in the Phủ Thành Chương manor]

HDP first birthday!

One year (and 200 posts) later, here we are. I’m still having fun taking pictures in the city and sharing them with you – keep the comments & suggestions coming!


Still at the Phủ Thành Chương residence, found this scary (but colorful) statue.

CDP Theme Day: Feet

Funky shoes, right? I found those at the Phủ Thành Chương residence during a photo field trip there yesterday. I’ll be posting more of the pics I took there throughout the week, in the mean time go visit what the… Continue Reading…