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PHOTOS FROM VIETNAM

 

 

CITIES & PLACES OF INTEREST

Artillery Monument

Bach Ma National Park

Bach Ma VC Tunnels

Ben Duoc Memorial Temple

Bich Dong

Bitexco Financial Tower

Bo Hon Bay

Cantonese Assembly Hall

Cao Dai Temple

China Beach

Chua Bai Dinh

Chua Huyen Khong

Chua Nam Quang Tu

Chua Tran Quoc

Chua Van Phat

Co Noi Junction Monument

Cu Chi VC Tunnels

Cu Chi VC Tunnels (kitchen smoke)

Danang Boat Temple

Danang Dragon Bridge

Danang railway station

Dau Pagoda

Dinh Tien Hoang Monument

Dinh Tien Hoang Temple

Dong Loc Memorial

Dong Trieu Hero Monument

Dragon Pond Water Puppet Pavilion

Dragon-tortoise Hill

Fighting Cocks Islet

Fine Arts Museum

Fukien (Fujian) Assembly Hall

Gate of Manifest Virtue

Hai Van Gate and Fortress

Hai Van Pass

Ha Long Bay

Hanoi Citadel (North Gate)

Hien Luong Flagpole Memorial

Hien Luong History Museum

Hoa Lo Prison Museum

Hoa Lu

Ho Chi Minh City Hall (A)

Ho Chi Minh City Hall (B)

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh Museum

Ho Chi Minh Stilt House

Hue War Museum

Imperial Altar

Japanese Covered Bridge

Kim Bong Boat Carpentry

Lao Cai

Le Thuy Sand Dunes

Linh Ung Pagoda

Mae Khong River Delta

Mai Chau Valley

Mai Quoc Ca Memorial

Marble Mountains (A)

Marble Mountains (B)

Marble Mountains (C)

Mieu Gate

Mui Ne Red Sand Dunes

Museum of Cham Sculpture

Nam Thi River

National Museum of Vietnamese History

Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica (A)

Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica (B)

Old French Prison & Museum

One Pillar Pagoda

Opera House (Hanoi)

Opera House (Saigon)

Perfume River

Phong Nha Cave (A)

Phong Nha Cave (B)

Po Klong Garai

Presidential Palace

Quang Tri Bridge

Quan Thanh Temple

Red River at Vietnam-China border

Reunification Palace

Saigon Central Post Office (A)

Saigon Central Post Office (B)

Saigon Walking Street

Salon of the Four Cardinal Directions

Son My Museum

Son River

St. Joseph's Cathedral

Sung Sot Cave

Tam Coc

Tam Coc Village

Tam Toa Church

Temple of Literature

The Huc Bridge

Thich Quang Duc Monument

Thien Cung Cave

Thien Mu Pagoda

Thien Tu Bao Chau

Thu Bon River

Tien Son Cave

Tomb of Nguyen Emperor Khai Dinh

Tomb of Nguyen Emperor Khai Dinh (interior)

Tomb of Nguyen Emperor Minh Mang

Tomb of Nguyen Emperor Tu Duc

Tram Huong Tower

Trang An

Tran Quoc Pagoda

Tu Dam Pagoda

Two Elephants Welcome Gate of Trang An (A)

Two Elephants Welcome Gate of Trang An (B)

Uncle Ho Statue at HCMC Children's Center

Uncle Ho Statue at HCMC City Hall (after 2015)

Uncle Ho Statue at HCMC City Hall (before 2015)

Unified Memorial of Hope

VC punji stick traps (1)

VC punji stick traps (2)

VC punji stick traps (3)

VC punji stick traps (4)

VC punji stick traps (5)

Vinh Moc VC Tunnels

Vinh Trang Pagoda

War Remnants Museum

 

RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

Ananda

Anuruddha Thera

Bac De Tran Vo (A)

Bac De Tran Vo (B)

Balarama

Ba Tieu La Han

Bo Dai La Han

Bodhidharma

bodhisattva Tara

Buddhanandi

crane on tortoise (1)

crane on tortoise (2)

crane on tortoise (3)

Cu Bat La Han

Cup of Confucius

Dia Tang

Durga

dvarapala (Cham-style)

Eighteen Arahats on animals

Eight Great Bodhisattvas

Four Holy Animals

Gajasingha

Golden Boy and Jade Girl

Golden Turtle

Hang Long La Han

Ho Phap

Ho Phap Vi Da

Ishana

Jesus Christ

Khai Tam La Han

Khan Mon La Han

Khanh Hy La Han

Khoai Nhi La Han

Kim Cuong

Kim Qui (Golden Turtle - 1)

Kim Qui (Golden Turtle - 2)

Konfutse

Kumara

Ky Tuong La Han

Liu Bei and Zhang Fei

Maha Katyayana

Mahayana Buddhist monks

Mahayana Buddhist novices

Monkey King

Pham Cong Tac

Phap Van

Phuc Ho La Han

Phuc Loc Tho

Purna

Qi Ye (A)

Qi Ye (B)

Qi Ye (C)

Qua Giang La Han

Sarasvati with Hamsa

Shesha (Sesha)

Shiva (Cham-style)

Skanda

Subhuti

Suwan and Suwaan

Ten Judicious Kings of Hell (A)

Ten Judicious Kings of Hell (B)

Thac Thap La Han

Tham Thu La Han

Thanh Giong

Than Tai

Thap Bat La Han (A)

Thap Bat La Han (B)

Thien Khuyen (A)

Thien Khuyen (B)

Tieu Su La Han

Tinh Toa La Han

Toa Loc La Han

Tram Tu La Han

Trung Ac (A)

Trung Ac (B)

Truong Mi La Han

Tu Di Gong

Upali

Yama with scale

Yommabaan

Zhu Ge Liang

 

ARCHITECTURE & ICONOGRAPHY

Abhisheka of Sri

bats in Chinese-Vietnamese architecture

bat with ancient coin

Bi Xi

Cao Dai banner

Cao Dai emblem

Cao Dai interlocking rings

Cao Dai stone clocks

Cham (art style)

Chinese fret

chintamani in architecture

chong ruong gia thu

chua

Co Ngu Hanh

curved roofs in Chinese-style architecture

Divine Eye (A)

Divine Eye (B)

E De Longhouse

Evil Eye

exposed doorway beams

five bats in Chinese-Vietnamese art

flag of the Viet Cong

flag of the Viet Minh

flag of Vietnam (A)

flag of Vietnam (B)

Flower of Life look-alike

footpath with downward curved edges

four bats and their Chinese stylized logo

French Indochinese Piastre

Gia Rai funeral hut

Katu funeral hut

Khue Van Cac (scale model)

Konfutse hand pose

Matzu guiding a boat

men kan

Mnong (M'nong) Longhouse

national symbol of Vietnamese culture

nipa palm thatched roofs

Reunification Palace (dragon carpet)

rong (Bahnar communal house)

royal relaxation position

ryoby torih

Shiva in Cham Art

Shiva's crescent

squirrel with grapes

stone slab with multiple lingas

Taoist Immortal flying on crane

Uma in Cham art

Vietnamese Festival Flag

Vietnamese yellow doors

 

HISTORY & MONARCHY

Battle of Bach Dang (938 AD)

Battle of Bach Dang (1288 AD)

Bell UH-1N Twin Huey

bom ba cang

Champa

coc (stakes used in naval warfare)

Dai Hanh

Dinh Bo Lin

Duy Tan

Fall of Saigon

Geneva Accord

Hien Luong Bridge

Hue Citadel

John McCain's fight suit

Le Hoan

Ly Thai To

Ly Tu Trong

Mandarin square with a dragon

mu canh chuan

My Lai Massacre

My Lai Massacre Memorial

My Son

Phan Dinh Phung

Son My Vestige Site

Thanh Thai

Thanh Thai Memorial

Thich Quang Duc

Thich Quang Duc's car

Thich Quang Duc's self-immolation

To Hieu

Tran Nguyen Han

Tu Duc Memorial

Vietnamese court official

Vietnamese T54 and T59 tanks

yi shan guan

 

ART & LITERATURE

Agni in Cham art

Clashing Bamboo Dance

Dong Son drums

Panathenaic-like amphora

sea shell sphere

Three Kingdoms

Vietnamese hand embroidery

 

TRADITIONS & UTENSILS

ao dai

ao dai (for men)

ao dai (with non la)

ao gam

ao quan

banh com (as engagement gift)

Buddhist Ritual Crown

Changing of the Guard HCM Mausoleum

Chinese Lion Dance

Chinese long weapons rack

Chinese tea set with smelling cups

chun mo

Chun Qiu

cuoi hoi tron goi

da cau (A)

da cau (B)

da cau (C)

da cau (D)

dan bau

Evil Eyed Tree

facial mask

fingered citron as Buddhist offering

fire cupping on the head

gong in Buddhist ceremonies

hook sword practice

jieba dots (Vietnam)

ka-loong put

khan dong

kite flying (A)

kite flying (B)

Kongming Lock

krapha (hill tribe basket)

kreuang bot yah

lift net

live fish boats

man

mooncake moulds

mu tien si

non la

pad bai kapho

qiang practice

saranai

soob lom

Tet Festival

thung chai (A)

thung chai (B)

thung chai (C)

thuyen giay

trung

VC Pith Helmet

Vietnamese home altar

Vietnamese turban

vo thuat

Water Puppetry

wooden chopsticks used in cooking

xe xich lo

 

ETHNOLOGY & HILL TRIBES

Black Hmong

Black Hmong flute player

Black Hmong woman

Blue Hmong woman (festive dress)

Cham

Flower Hmong

Flower Hmong woman

Gia Rai

Giay women

Green Hmong (boy)

Green Hmong (women)

Ha Nhi boy (Y Ty)

Ha Nhi girl (Y Ty)

Ha Nhi woman (Y Ty)

Lao Boc (Lao Noi)

Mnong (M'nong)

Phu La women

Red Dao woman

Tay women

Thai (Tai)

White Hmong (1)

White Hmong (2)

 

NATURE & GASTRONOMY

Arrow Leaf Pondweed (A)

Arrow Leaf Pondweed (B)

Ashy Tailorbird

Ashy Tailorbird in the wild

Asian Bearcats (A)

Asian Bearcats (B)

Asian Brown Flycatcher (A)

Asian Brown Flycatcher (B)

Asian Golden Cat (A)

Asian Golden Cat (B)

Asian Grass Frog

Asian Grass Frog (juvenile)

Asian Long-horned Beetle

Asian Palm Civet

Asiatic Brush-tailed Porcupine

Assamese Macaques

Balled Millipedes

banana flower salad

banh com

Barking Deer (A)

Barking Deer (B)

Beach Tiger Beetle

Bear Macaque

Bengal Monitor

Beruk

Bicolour Cleaner Wrasse

bird of prey

black-and-yellow grasshopper

Black-eared Kite (A)

Black-eared Kite (B)

Black Kite (juvenile)

Black-shanked Douc Langur

Black-shanked Douc Langurs

Black-throated Laughingthrush (A)

Black-throated Laughingthrush (B)

Blacktip Reef Shark

Blister Beetle

Blossom-headed Parakeet (male)

Blue-faced Malkoha

Blue Moon Butterfly (female)

Blue Moon Butterfly (female underside)

Blue-spotted Tiger Beetle

Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (A)

Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (B)

Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (C)

Blue Swimming Crab

Blue-tailed Bee-eater (A)

Blue-tailed Bee-eater (B)

Blue-winged Leafbird (female - A)

Blue-winged Leafbird (female - B)

bo cuon la lot

bo bia keo nha (A)

bo bia keo nha (B)

Bo Zebu

Brain Coral

Brown-banded Hunter Hawk-moth

Brown Shrike

Buddha's Belly Bamboo

Burmese Brow-antlered Deer

Burmese grape

Burmese grapes

Burmese Rock Python (albinos)

Butterfly Pea

cacao fruits

Camellia amplexicaulis

cao lau

Cat Ba Langur

century eggs coated with black ash

century eggs coated with rice chaff

Champagne Palm

Chestnut-headed Bee-eater

Chinese black chicken

Chinese Francolin (male)

Chinese Hwamei (1)

Chinese Hwamei (2)

chuoi hot

cicada varieties

Climbing Perches

Clouded Leopard

Common Jay

Common Lionfish

Common Map

Common Mapwing

Common Mime

Common Nawab

Common Palm Civet

Common Palmking

Common Pheasant (male)

Common Tree Frog (A)

Common Tree Frog (B)

Common Tree Frog (foamy nest)

coral reef

Crimson Marsh Glider (male)

Crimson Sunbird (male - A)

Crimson Sunbird (male - B)

Crimson Sunbird (male - C)

Crowned Gibbon (female)

cu lun

custard apples (inside)

Dark-brand Bushbrown

Delacour's Langur

Devil Firefish

Dictamnia rugosa

dog meat

Dragonfish

Dragon Scales Fern

durian fruit on the tree

Edwards' Pheasants

Elongated Tortoise (A)

Elongated Tortoise (B)

Emperor Angelfish (juvenile - A)

Emperor Angelfish (juvenile - B)

False Clown Anemone Fish

Fishing Cat

Flower Pot Coral

froghopper

Gac fruits

Gangetic Koi

Garden Fence Lizard (juvenile - A)

Garden Fence Lizard (juvenile - B)

Gaudy Baron

Giant Earthworm (A)

Giant Earthworm (B)

Giant Earthworm (C)

Giant Earthworm (D)

Giant Uranid Moth (male)

Golden-headed Langur

Golden Skink

Golden Tree Frog

Grape Coral

Greater Racket-tailed Drongo

Green Magpie (green plumage)

Green Turtle

Grey Heron

Grey Langur

Grey Pansy

Grey-shanked Douc Langur (A)

Grey-shanked Douc Langur (B)

Hatinh Langur

Hawksbill Sea Turtle (A)

Hawksbill Sea Turtle (B)

hed hoo noo

Himalayan Griffon Vulture

Hog Deer (A)

Hog Deer (B)

Horseshoe Bat

Horseshoe Crabs

Indian Heliotrope

Indigo Dropwing

indigo plant (Sapa)

Indochinese Water Dragon (female)

Indochinese Water Dragon (head and crest)

Indochinese Water Dragon (male)

Indochinese Water Dragon (pineal gland)

Jackfruit Tree

Japanese Thrush

Japanese Tiger Prawn

Japanese White-eye

jing lehn

Keeled Box Turtle

khai khao (fertilized embryo eggs)

kim giao (A)

kim giao (B)

kopi luwak

Koran Angelfish (adult)

Koran Angelfish (juvenile - A)

Koran Angelfish (juvenile - B)

Koran Angelfish (transitional pattern)

kumquat

Lady Amherst's Pheasant (female)

Lady Amherst's Pheasant (male)

leech

leech bite

legless lizard (glass snake)

Leopard Cat (A)

Leopard Cat (B)

Leopard Lacewing (caterpillar)

Leopard Lacewing (female)

Leopard Shark

Leopard Shark (female)

Lesser Adjutant (female)

Lesser Adjutant (male)

Lesser Bamboo Rat

Little Grebe (adult in non-breeding plumage)

Little Mapwing (A)

Little Mapwing (B)

Long-headed Toothpick Grasshopper (A)

Long-headed Toothpick Grasshopper (B)

Lychee Stink Bug (first instar)

Lychee Stink Bug (nymph - A)

Lychee Stink Bug (nymph - B)

Macrochenus isabellinus (A)

Macrochenus isabellinus (B)

malaeng poh (dragonfly)

mangrove palms

mantis shrimps

Masked Palm Civet

milk fruit

milk fruit (flesh)

milk fruit (on the branch)

milk fruit (pulpy sap)

monitor lizard (forked tongue, nostrils and ears)

monitor lizard (on wall)

mooncakes

Mountain Bamboo-partridges

mudskipper (A)

mudskipper (B)

Needlefish (A)

Needlefish (B)

Neochera dominia

nipa palm

nipa palm (fruit cluster)

nipa palm (fruit stalks)

nipa palm sap

Northern White-cheeked Gibbon (female)

Oriental Garden Lizard (eclipse)

Oriental Honey Buzzard

Oriental Pied Hornbill (in the wild)

Oriental Pied Hornbills (male and female)

Oriental Small-clawed Otter

Oriental Striped Red Mullet

Oriental Sweetlips (A)

Oriental Sweetlips (B)

Oriental Turtle Doves

Pacific Reef Egret (dark morph)

paddy sprouts

Pale Orb Weaver

Paris Peacock

phaen kra-yo

Phayre's Leaf Monkey

Pig-tail Macaque (male)

Pink Bubblegum

Pink-necked Green-pigeon in the wild

Pink Rain Lily

Pink Skunk Clownfish (A)

Pink Skunk Clownfish (B)

Plaintive Cuckoo

Plaintive Cuckoo (immature)

plantain bananas

Podocarpus fleuryi

Proretineta vermacula

Psyche

puffed rice cakes

purple yam

Pyrrosia piloselloides

Radiated Rat Snake

Red-breasted Parakeet (male)

Red-eared Terrapin (in temple pond)

Red Ginger (flower)

Red-headed Blister Beetle

Red-necked Keelback (juvenile)

Red Sea Fan Coral

Red-whiskered Bulbuls in the wild

Reef Stonefish (A)

Reef Stonefish (B)

Rhesus Macaque

Rock Lobster

Rose Myrtle (fruits)

rubber tree seed pod (mature)

rust-coloured millipede (in tree)

rust-coloured millipedes (curled up)

rust-coloured millipedes (feeding)

rust-coloured millipedes (mating)

Sambar Deer

Scarlet Skimmer (male)

scorpion

Sea Anemones

sea jelly (jellyfish)

sea of clouds

Shrimp Plant

Siamese Fireback (female)

Siamese Fireback (male)

silk pupae as food

silkworms as food

Silver Pheasant (annamensis, male)

Silver Pheasant (nominate, female)

Silvery Gibbon

Singapore Rhododendron

Slender Sharksucker

sliced lemon

Small Staff Sergeant

snake whiskey

sour sack (flower)

sour sack (fruit)

sour sack (immature fruit)

sour sack (leaves)

Southern Pig-tail Macaque

Southern White-cheeked Gibbon (female)

Southern White-cheeked Gibbon (male)

Spiny-backed Orb-weaver

Spiny Balloonfish

Spiny Bottom Tree Frog

Spiny-tailed House Gecko

Spirama helicina

Stilt-legged Flies

stir-fried susu (xu-xu)

Streaked Fantail Warbler

Striped Blue Crow (male)

Striped Jumper

Stripe-throated Bulbul in the wild

Stump-tailed Macaque

Sunda Pangolin

susu (xu-xu)

Swan Goose (Chinese Goose)

sweet chili sauce

taak (leech)

Tailed Judy

takkataen

terraced rice paddies

Thai stag's antlers

Tiger Prawns

Tuberose

vanilla

Variable Sailor

Vietnamese coffee

Vietnamese Jungle Queen

Vietnamese Pheasant

Walrus Tusk Beetle

Wasp Moth

weasel coffee

West Indian Cherries

White-crested Laughingthrush

White Dragontail

White Mulberry

White Rose Dumplings

White-shouldered Starling

White-throated Fantail

Wild Boars

Wild Peanut Flower

Wonder Coral

xoi chien phong

xoi gac

Yellow-banded Krait

Yellow-spotted Keelback

Yellow-throated Marten (A)

Yellow-throated Marten (B)

Zebu calf

 

CRAFTS & INSTITUTIONS

cast net fishing

coconut grating

coop fishing

indigo dyeing

kradook ngu

making of incense sticks (A)

making of incense sticks (B)

making of puffed rice

making phaen kra-yo rice wrappers

steaming strips of wood

sun-drying rice wrappers

transplanting paddy sprouts (A)

transplanting paddy sprouts (B)

transplanting paddy sprouts (C)

transplanting paddy sprouts (D)

transplanting paddy sprouts (E)

Vietnamese hand embroidering

 

FUNNY & STRANGE

bikes of burden (A)

bikes of burden (B)

buffalo boys

dog on conveyor belt

fake Nike shoes

funny toilet sign

life chart

naked mechanic

one-hand biking

Saigon motorbikes

skinned headless frogs

Vietnamese doggy bag

 

MOVIES & VIDEOS

Black Hmong Flute Player

Black Hmong Clashing Bamboo Dance

Buddhist Monk Chanting and Beating Wooden Fish

Changing of the Guard at the HCM Mausoleum

Chinese Lion Dance (Hue)

Dog Running on a Conveyor Belt

Hanoi Water Puppet Show (Bong Sen)

Hanoi Water Puppet Show (Thang Long)

Ho Chi Minh Trail

Mahayana Buddhist Percussion Ritual

Making of Puffed Rice

Perfume River Downpour

Saigon Motorbikes

Salt Field Tamping

Skinned Decapitated Frogs

Vietnamese Ducks