Hanoi takes some time off

Living here in Vietnam for some time I always thought that Vietnamese New Year,  called TET, was the only time when the town had its time off. I perfectly misjudged that. Walking today with a friend to some usual very strongly frequented places we saw only a few people. Most of them tourists. Even the ever crowded red bridge at Hoan Kiem Lake was nearly empty. All the large places usually full of skaters, strollers and wedding photographers had an abandoned feeling. Quite an eerie feeling. But all the parks, especially around the Chinese Embassy where especially green .... So it was

 

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Minorities in Vietnam

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