A Vietnamese motor taxi driver leaning on his bike while waiting for a fare in Hanoi's Old Quarter. Vietnam is famous for its swarms of motorbikes and mopeds and are the easiest way to travel around congested cities. It is not uncommon to see whole families riding a single motorbike.
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Elderly Vietnamese woman. Vietnamese woman standing in front of her traditional home in Hue. While life in Vietnam's cities can be fast paced, some people still manage to find a relaxed way of life. This woman makes an income by welcoming visitors into her 100 year old home and demonstrating how Vietnamese people once lived.
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Dusk on Thu Bon River, which runs through Hoi An Ancient Town. Hoi An was an important trading port from the 15th to 19th centuries with the river welcoming traders from China, Japan and India amongst others. This history is reflected in the ancient architecture that can be seen along the river banks.
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Bowl of pho bo with condiments. This noodle soup, usually served with beef and fresh herbs is Vietnam's national dish is most commonly eaten at breakfast. The soup stock used varies greatly and is usually made from a recipe handed down through generations. Some versions can take 10-12 hours to prepare.
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