Hanoi culture shock

After the wonderful clean streets of super polite Japan and the clear blue skies of Seoul, I have to admit that Hanoi was a bit of a culture shock!

Hot, sweaty, noisy, busy, polluted – motorcycles whizzing around you everywhere, horns beeping. People trying to sell you stuff, offering to give you rides on their motorbikes or rickshaws…  Life definitely happens in the streets here.

Here are some first impressions from the day of my arrival.

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