District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Sorry, not really a photo, but I was trying to give the impression of a really busy place with people coming from all directions. And a bit of the contrasting old and new. I miss walking in Ho Chi Minh City, it has a bustling buzz. People are always doing something and there is alwaysContinue reading “District 1, Ho Chi Minh City”

Greek Columns, Ho Chi Minh City

Some cities are about bicycles, some are about cars and others are about motorcycles. Ho Chi Minh City is in this later group. You see whole families balanced on top of one machine, farmers carrying produce to market and sometimes Greek columns – probably for a Greek restaurant- carried on the back of a motorcycleContinue reading “Greek Columns, Ho Chi Minh City”

Motorbike Couple – Christmas 2013, Ho Chi Minh City

        Couple – Christmas Eve, Ho Chi Minh City, 2014 One of the things I really like about Ho Chi Minh City, is the amount of life that goes on at the street level. Sometimes there are motorcycle traffic jams, where the riders are shoulder to shoulder at the traffic lights, andContinue reading “Motorbike Couple – Christmas 2013, Ho Chi Minh City”

Rain in Shanghai

It rains quite often in Shanghai. Almost like clearing your throat before you move on to another subject in a conversation. On this occasion I had just acquired a “new to me” Mamiya VI dating from the early 1950s and was wandering the streets looking for pictures to try it out. One of the niceContinue reading “Rain in Shanghai”