Category Archives: Vietnam

Happy Thanksgiving!

Ever since we left the US in 2002, we grew apart from the whole Thanksgiving thing more and more. But it is fun to turn back the clock and see how / what we tried in all those years: Fiji … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice

We started the day very early, this time Ritsu came out with me to watch the earliest sunrise of the year. After a nice 5K walk I promptly returned to bed for a bit and we had very nice breakfast … Continue reading

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Ode to Morning Walk

Our very last morning walk today … I filmed a couple of clips to put together this vignette, watch out (listen out?) for some VNese youngsters shouting a ‘nice’ farewell at us Le Hung, who keeps a little street side … Continue reading

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The exodus begineth !

This was the fastest, but also toughest moving day I ever experienced. In the past it was usually: Day 1+2 packing and on day 3 the truck comes and everything is loaded. Since here the container cannot be parked directly … Continue reading

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Sun, Clouds & Moon

On Wednesdays, while Julius is playing tennis, I go for a run or walk. Great chance to look around and take pictures. This first shot actually on our way to the tennis court. Really strange sunset over the water park’s … Continue reading

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The much needed cool-down is upon us!

I went out by bike to the temple and saw this bank of clouds rolling in over the city. When suddenly the wind picked up and I rushed back home, just in time before getting wet. There was suddenly quite … Continue reading

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UFOs over Ciputra

From time to time I share some of my pretty shots on a local FB group (somehow I don’t get used to Instagram) .. and sometimes they generate quite some traction … In this case it was actually Julius’ idea … Continue reading

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Street Photography

As our time in Hanoi comes to an end, I find myself roaming the neighborhood taking pictures. Good memories!

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Sunday sunset collection

Beautiful evening for a walk and great sunset imagery. Julius was too busy working on his orchestra homework. Rarely do I see him THAT focused. But hey, he is composing music!

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Running in the rain, looking at fishermen …

Today’s sunset run had the sunset replaced with copious amounts of water falling from the sky. Was fun to slow down and check out the fishermen who somehow became more active than usual.

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Phủ Tây Hồ – then and now

Recently I have been doing some research into how our neighborhood has changed over the recent years, by scouring google and panoramio.     And I found some very cool photos of our temple and went out on this drizzly … Continue reading

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First trail run

Recently we bumped into a work acquaintance of Ritsu who is part of an informal running group of pretty hard core runners who coordinate ride shares to the country side to go trail running. After being added to their FB … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

They are still selling X-Mas themed Haribo gummies here

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Glorious sunset walk

As so often on Sundays, I managed to drag the youngster out to the dog run / kite flying meadow by the temple for sunset watching.

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Tây Hồ Sunset video

After having successfully dragged out the family for walks in the morning and around lunch time, I did not have the energy to try that battle one more time and just went by myself. Music on my ears and camera … Continue reading

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