Hue and Hoi An 2020

Steve and A explore Hue, the food, the history, and the rural laneways. Rode the coast road to Hoi An via the Hai Van Pass. Enjoyed Hoi An before the post-covid tourist volume started to build.
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Looking up the Perfume River from Hue early one misty morning.
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Only photo of me on the bike. Flawed but documentary. Photo by A.
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Thien Mu Pagoda
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Bell house - Thien Mu Pagoda
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Maintenance - Thien Mu Pagoda
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Winter - Thien Mu Pagoda
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Temple of Literature
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Selfie - Temple of Literature
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Photo by A - Temple of Literature
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Temple of Literature

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The literature - Temple of Literature
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The literature 2 - Temple of Literature
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Our Hue Eco Lodge residence
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Hue Eco Lodge pool 1
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Hue Eco Lodge pool 2
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Hue Eco Lodge pool 3
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Hue Eco Lodge pool 4
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Hue Imperial City
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Ruins - Hue Imperial City
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Hue Imperial City
Hue food at the Dong Ba Market. This is the stall that features in Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown episode on Hue .
Google Maps was essential for navigating the labyrinthine rural laneways around Hue.
On the road.
Hilltop cemetery near Hue. with the morning sun poking through the mist.
Hilltop cemetery - near Hue.
Abandoned theme park 1 - parking
Abandoned theme park 2 - the dragon's paw
Abandoned theme park 3 - the dragon
Abandoned theme park 4 - navigating the perimeter
Abandoned theme park 5 - the interior
Mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc 1
Mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc 2
Mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc 3
Princess Huyen Tran Shrine. With Free WiFi.
Princess Huyen Tran Shrine - Photo by A,
The statute of Maitreya wearing a smile on his face - Huyen Tran Cultural Centre.
Selfie by A.
Buddha statue workshop - rural Hue.
Cooking class - Hue Eco Lodge - Fig stir fried with shrimp and pork.
On the road from Hue to Hoi An - in the rain - Photo by A.

The weather clears a little before we reach the Hai Van Pass.

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Hai Van Pass summit - and it was cold.
Fishing boats - Da Nang.
Grilled Banh Trang - Vietnam pizza - a Hoi An street food delicacy.
Doorway - Hoi An.
Bazar Café & Restaurant - Hoi An
Bazar Café & Restaurant - Hoi An
Photo ops on the unusually quiet streets - Hoi An.
Hoi An market - looking for dried Cao Lau noodles.
Mulberry Collection Hotel - in the very cold pool.
A smarter approach to enjoying the cold pool.
Riverside cafe.
No doubt photographed millions of times, but lighting was very effective.
Contemplating Hoi An.