The Long Bien Bridge was designed by Gustav Eiffel (he of tower fame) and opened in 1903 - at the time it was the longest bridge in Asia. It was then subsequently heavily damaged in the Vietnam Wa... (more)
For a peso or two (5 cents), these enterprising young men will push you the last mile to your village on one of these homemade rail carts.
This is however a busy commuter line with trains ever... (more)
I couldn't not revisit this classic location whilst I was in Hanoi, although sadly the weather wasn't as kind to me this time. Just after a rain storm, a D19E locomotive departs south from Hanoi w... (more)