Everyday thousands of people queue to visit the embalmed remains of former leader Ho Chi Minh. The mausoleum in Hanoi was completed in 1975 after two years of construction and six years after Ho Chi Minh’s death. Even though in his will Ho Chi Minh stated that he wanted to be cremated his body wasContinue reading “Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum”
Tag Archives: Vietnam
Take the shot!
During my time in Vietnam when I was walking through the hills in the north when I was hit by a moral dilemma. There were three half naked childern climbing on a fence to look over the valley below. It would have made a great photograph but I refused to take the photo. I knewContinue reading “Take the shot!”
For the last month I have been sharing my photographs as part of the Photography 101 course and their daily tasks and topics. For some of my posts I have tried to contain more detail than just photographs but as part of a recap that shares some of my favourite, and those of my readers, IContinue reading “Photography 101”
Your Mind is a Garden
Your mind is a garden your thoughts are the trees you can grow flowers or you can grow weeds Looking for more inspiration try Hostel Life or a quote from Byron.
Rice Paddies of Vietnam
The mountains in Northern Vietnam are like nothing I have ever seen before. This natural beauty that has been crafted by man over the years to use the landscape to their advantage. Farming can’t be easy in a region like this and it must have take them years to sculpture the landscape. The rice paddies followContinue reading “Rice Paddies of Vietnam”
Every summer we would squeeze into the family car, hook up the trailer and drive to Scotland, Wales,, The Lake District or the South West. We would spend hours in the car to reach our destination but it was never like this.
Inspiration to Travel
Everyone loves to travel in some way or another, whether it is in our home country or aboard a large amount of us do it. It helps us grow as people, understand why we are here and how the world works. We learn through our adventures. “It’s no use to go back to yesterday becauseContinue reading “Inspiration to Travel”