Hà Nội Scribbles

Travel & Living in Hanoi, Vietnam

On the trail of Ho Chi Minh

Curiosity killed the cat. Satisfaction brought it back. In my case, it was a trip to Yen Nghia bus station to discover just what lay at the opposite end of … Continue reading

December 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Checking out Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi

No visit to Hanoi is complete without visiting Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum. Not to do so is like going to Paris and not visiting the Eiffel Tower. Fifty years on … Continue reading

October 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

70th anniversary celebrations

Don’t you just love it when you literally stumble across something purely by chance? Like the time I went for a wander around Sydney Harbour and I found myself with … Continue reading

July 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

And finally, Ho Chi Minh

Finally, at the fourth attempt, I have managed to see Uncle Ho lying in state. The first time I tried several months ago I turned up at the mausoleum to … Continue reading

April 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

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