Pure colonial elegance in bustling Ho Chi Minh City | IKIMASHO!
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Right now I’m back in Tokyo after a week in Saigon. I didn’t visit one tourist attraction while I was there, instead choosing to spend my time as I usually do, wandering the backstreets and eating local food. I quickly found out that the most interesting daily life happens deep in the concentrated network of alleyways that exist away from the main tourist centre. By zooming in on Google Maps, you can clearly see areas in Ho Chi Minh where […]
“Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.” – Jack Kerouac You know what? Planet earth is an amazing, beautiful place. And we live here. Of all the places in all of the infinite universe, we have somehow managed to end up right here, right now, alive at this exact moment in time. We are floating in space surrounded by forests, mountains, cities, rivers, seas, avenues, […]
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Over the last ten years I’ve been fortunate enough to have visited a good few countries around the world. As such, I thought it’d maybe be nice to collect together a few of the shots I have taken along the way. I’m not going to provide any narrative on these posts. These photos hold memories for me. But I hope they give a flavour of some of the places I’ve visited. First up: Vietnam.