This is fantastic. Uruguay’s Jose Maria Gimenez scores the game-winning goal against Egypt on a header in the 90th minute and this room full of Uruguayan schoolchildren erupts in glee. … Continue reading Uruguyuan Schoolchildren React to Winning Goal During World Cup
Like I suppose a lot of people did, I performed a few Google searches in the aftermath of Anthony Bourdain’s passing* in what started as a retrospective attempt to find … Continue reading (Not So) Short Review of Chungking Express
This is a very cool video of Ha Noi in fast-speed by Pim Roes. I think it captures much of what Hanoi is about – vibrant, hectic, in motion. The … Continue reading Hanoi in Fast Motion
Playing around with black & white and shadows.
A dragon looking over the gate of a temple. The wall was originally a drab gray anyway, so I decided to switch it to black and white.
It seems much of my life in Hanoi revolves around cafés. In this case, I was on my way to a café (any café) on the south side of West … Continue reading Alley and Temple
I mentioned in the last post that West Lake provides some scenic views. As a result, it is one of the two most popular places in Hanoi for couples (the … Continue reading West Lake Couple
You see a lot of these guys wading into the murky waters of West Lake. Personally, I’m not sure I’d want to eat any fish caught from this lake. It’s … Continue reading Ho Tay (West Lake) Fisherman
Vietnam is a country of young people. The median age in 2012 is 27.8 and approximately 80 percent of the population is under the age of 40. That said, one … Continue reading Elderly Laborer