Hanoi Photo Diary: Street Photography In Vietnam’s Capital

Street barber in Vietnam

Looking back, Hanoi was one of my favourite places to take photos on my round the world trip. From the ancient architecture to the people on the street, there were so many photos that I took that are now some of my favourites. I don’t consider myself to be a photographer if anything I can edit better. If you are planning a trip here, be camera ready! Please enjoy my Hanoi photo diary!





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Here is my Hanoi photo diary:

Nap Time in Vietnam

It’s nap time!

Street barber in Vietnam

A street barbershop

Street vendor Vietnam

A street vendor prepping

Wandering around temples Vietnam

Wandering through temples


Selling bread Vietnam

Selling bread to kids

St Joseph Cathedral Vietnam

St Joseph Cathedral

Beer bar Old Quarter

Blurry but a corner beer bar in the Old Quarter

Old Quarter Vietnam

Inside the Old Quarter

Old Quarter Vietnam

Scootering about

Old Quarter Vietnam

Old Quarter

Skateboarding in Vietnam

Skaters at a plaza

The Wire Hanoi

Wires on wires on wires

Exploring Old Quarter Vietnam

Exploring with my friend TB

Water Puppet Show

Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre

Crazy streets in Vietnam

Trying not to get run over

Ashima Hot Pot Vietnam

Ashima Hot Pot

Ashima Mushroom Hot Pot Hanoi Another one at Ashima

Ly Thai To Vietnam

A statue of Ly Thai To

If you are planning a trip to Hanoi, I have also written another post here with my top ten recommendations of things to do. I originally did not enjoy Hanoi but I gave it another day and ended up meeting a fellow Canadian Vietnamese traveller who became my exploring companion. He helped translate and guided me through some food and introduced me to some local friends. I ended up loving the city and had I not given it one more chance it would have been on my short list of places I didn’t enjoy.


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