As a child of the 80’s I share a true and deep love for all things silvery and shiny. It is therefore with great pleasure that I present to you a selection of silver themed pictures from our recent trip to Hanoi, Vietnam (click on each picture for a larger version – except for the first one, sorry, it slipped through the cracks when I did my website update a few weeks ago).
My first, and best silver-related discovery was the religious offerings (I think) street of the Old Quarter, Hanoi:
Tinsel fluttering from every shop, shiny objects hanging out into the street, glinting and glittering in the sun. Ah, yes, shiny metal attracts raccoons, cats, and me. You know I just had to get up close and personal with the tinsel while we were there:
Of course, we also walked through tin-street – a silver wonderland:
And, Hardware Ave – a treasure trove of shiny new tools:
Lastly, we enjoyed the silvery light of the cloud covered sky on beautiful Hoan Kiem Lake: