Sketches from the other side

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Sketches from the other side
An expat living in Hppy Valley, Hong Kong
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  • flâneur in Hanoi 3 hours ago One of our favorite activities has been wandering about and exploring the city. We have enjoyed exploring neighborhoods on our way to destinations, wandering about to view the night life, or waking up early to catch the market. We have seen Hanoians utilize every inch of streets, sidewalks and...
  • day 10, Hỏa Lò Prison 4 days ago Hỏa Lò Prison was named after the village that it replaced, though the official, French colonial name was Maison Centrale. The prison was one of the most impenetrable in Indochina and was used by the French colonists in Vietnam to incarcerate and execute political prisoners. The French...
  • day 10, Vietnamese Women's Museum 5 days ago The museum was in the top of my list of places to visit because I was especially interested in how women's contributions to society and culture were showcased considering Viet Nam's most famous military leaders were Hai Bà Trưng, three sisters. I was delighted to see a well curated collection...
  • day 10, Hoàn Kiếm Lake and Ngọc Sơn Temple 1 week ago Despite dealing with an indifferent creature manning the information desk, we managed to make our way around Hoàn Kiếm Lake (Lake of the Restored Sword) to the Temple of the Jade Mountain (Ngọc Sơn Temple).According to legend, in the 15th century, a magical sword fell into the possession of...
  • day 9, Thế Tổ Temple 1 week ago Thế Tổ Temple was constructed under emperor Minh Mạng between 1822 and 1823, and was used for ancestor worship, particularly of the past emperors of the Nguyễn Dynasty. It was modeled after the Tai Miao in Beijing's Forbidden City. It is one of the most fully restored/preserved buildings in...

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