Wolfgang's photos

  • Vista over paddy fields

    Rice terraces in Sapa are slopes claimed from nature for cultivation in hilly or mountainous areas. Due to the steep feature, fertile soil thanks to it was created by weathered granite rock and mountain cliffs often stock water, local ethnic minority peop…

  • Yao girl Dung

    Her name "Dung" has the meaning like "nice appearance". In fact the young girls Dung, Lin and Chou Chou were a charming welcome when we arrived the provincial capital Sa Pa.

  • Yao girl Lin

    After buying some handicraft souvenirs an other Yao girl immediately offered her products too. Yao women are famous for their embroidery works.

  • View to Sa Pa city at the hill side

    Sa Pa is a town in the Hoàng Liên Son Mountains of northwest Vietnam. Popular with trekkers, it overlooks the terraced rice fields of the Muong Hoa Valley.

  • Landscape from Sa Pa valley

    Great views we had of the area from the nearby hills. One of these was this viewpoint we enjoyed, the view into the Sa Pa valley.

  • Rice fields along the trekking path

    The scenery of the Sa Pa region in large part reflects the relationship between the minority people and nature. This is seen especially in the paddy fields carpeting the rolling lower slopes of the Hoàng Liên Mountains. The impressive physical landscape w…

  • Huc bridge at Càu Thé Húc lake

    The Huc Bridge is a beautiful and most photographed construction built to connect the Ngoc Son Temple located in the heart of Hoan Kiem Lake and the lake bank.

  • Gate to Ngoc Son Temple in Hanoi

    The gates leading visitors to one of the main sightseeing point in Hanoi city. Meaning "Temple of the Jade Mountain", Hanoi's most visited temple sits on the small island in the northern part of Hoan Kiem Lake, connected to the lakeshore by an elegant sca…

  • Hoan Kiem Lake in center of Hanoi

    Hoan Kiem Lake its meaning "Lake of the Returned Sword" or "Lake of the Restored Sword". A lake in the historical center of Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam. The lake is one of the major scenic spots in the city and serves as a focal point for its publi…

  • City View Cafe at Dinh Tiên Hoàng in Hanoi

    From the excursion back in Hanoi the first address was the City View Cafe in the center of the city. Having visited Hanoi several times, I generally like to visit this Cafe on the 5th floor over looking Hoan Kiem Lake with a nice Bia Hoi. Sadly over the y…

  • Cyclo driver in Hanoi

    A ride with the cyclo is an alternative to motor cylces. The guests sitting in front, so the driver is protected in case of frontal accidents (he he).

  • Little worshipper girl Hoa

    The small girl came with her family to worship the holy place of the Tran Quoc Pagoda. Her name Hoa has the meaning of a flower blossom.

  • Group of tourists visiting Ho Chi Minh park

    The Mausoleum, the One Pillar Pagoda and the Ho Chi Minh Museum ist the destination for all tourists visiting Hanoi. Here a group of Chinese tourists following the leader who is holding a banderol that nodody gets lost.

  • One Pillar Pagoda Hanoi

    The One Pillar Pagoda is a rebuilted iconic Buddhist temple, originally erected in 1049, designed to resemble a lotus blossom.

  • Ho Chi Ming Mausoleum

    The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is a copy of Lenin's Mausoleum in Moscow. It is place the embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh, the Vietminh leader and Chairman of the Communist Party of Vietnam from 1951 until his death in 1969.

  • Honorable gardes at the mausoleum

    White dressed uniform guards stand stiff and lifeless like waxworks in front of the main door to Uncle Ho's remnants which are presented in a glass case to the public daily from 09:00am to 11.00am.

  • National Assembly Building in Hanoi

    Opposite of the holy mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh stands the proud construction of the National Assembly of Vietnam. The National Assembly consisted of 500 elected deputies. Formerly, despite its many formal duties, the National Assembly existed mainly as a l…

  • Walk to Uncle Ho mausoleum

    People walk to the mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh, in Vietnam lovingly called Uncle Ho. He passed away on 2nd of September 1969. The embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh is preserved in the cooled, central hall of the mausoleum, which is protected by a military honor g…

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