It’s been a while since I’ve put words into WordPress. Travel and a tragedy removed my focus from the weekly challenges and my fingers haven’t felt like hitting the keyboard.
But it’s time to get back into the swing of things and whilst trying to be more organised with my photo library, I have unearthed some more doors from my trip to Hue in Vietnam last November. Continue reading
Price and goods in anticipation of my purchase….
Streetside, Hue, Vietnam, November 2016.
Huế’,Vietnam, November 2016.
Huế’s Imperial city is surrounded by a moat and thick walls. Building started in 1804 in the reign of Emperor Gia Long. Until the demise of the Emperors in the mid-1900’s, more moats and building were added. During the Vietnam war, due to Huế’s religious and cultural status, US troops were ordered not to bomb or shell the city, for fear of destroying the historic structures. Continue reading
Vietnam, November 2016-seeing Hue.
When you have a dodgy hip and you don’t want to stop seeing Hue, the answer is to hire a Cyclo driver.
After a morning at the Imperial palace, which is huge, impressive and awesome, my legs told me I couldn’t do much more, but there was so much more of the city to see.
Hobbling out to the road to try to find some form of transport back to the hotel , the cyclo drivers were lined up just waiting for the likes of me. Continue reading
Sunset over the Perfume river, Hue, Vietnam…
Linking with Skywatch Friday
I didn’t post for Thursday Doors last week as I was en route to Vietnam.
I’ve now reached Huế in Central Vietnam.
Huế was the seat of Nguyen Dynasty emperors and the national capital from 1802-1945. Continue reading