Paintings, Sketches & Photography Vietnam

Vietnam’s City of Lanterns — Earth Under My Feet

Earth Under My Feet

Hoi An is beautiful, even in the rain.  This colourful, arty town in Central Vietnam that is famous for its’ tailors, colourful lanterns and trendy eateries tucked side by side along a pretty waterway reminded be a lot of Kalk Bay back home.


Of course the prices reflect the special allure, but if you have a pile to burn and you have tired of the smorgasboard of eateries and coffee shops (as if), there are always the trendy boutiques and art galleries to help use up your foreign currency.

Initially the prospect of photographing Hoi An didn’t look promising.  The rain just kept on coming and on the second morning there I managed to slip in the garden of my guest house by stepping down onto a mossy step while chatting to my son on Skype. Besides being bruised and permanantly damp, by then I had given up trying to style my hair or wear makeup – it was a…

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