Hue and Hoi An 2020

Steve and A explore Hue, the food, the history, and the rural laneways. Rode the coast road to Hoi An via the Hai Van Pass. Enjoyed Hoi An before the post-covid tourist volume started to build.
Looking up the Perfume River from Hue early one misty morning.
Only photo of me on the bike. Flawed but documentary. Photo by A.
Thien Mu Pagoda
Bell house - Thien Mu Pagoda
Maintenance - Thien Mu Pagoda
Winter - Thien Mu Pagoda
Temple of Literature
Selfie - Temple of Literature
Photo by A - Temple of Literature

Temple of Literature

The literature - Temple of Literature
The literature 2 - Temple of Literature
Our Hue Eco Lodge residence
Hue Eco Lodge pool 1
Hue Eco Lodge pool 2
Hue Eco Lodge pool 3
Hue Eco Lodge pool 4
Hue Imperial City
Ruins - Hue Imperial City
Hue Imperial City
Hue food at the Dong Ba Market. This is the stall that features in Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown episode on Hue .
Google Maps was essential for navigating the labyrinthine rural laneways around Hue.
On the road.
Hilltop cemetery near Hue. with the morning sun poking through the mist.
Hilltop cemetery - near Hue.
Abandoned theme park 1 - parking
Abandoned theme park 2 - the dragon's paw
Abandoned theme park 3 - the dragon
Abandoned theme park 4 - navigating the perimeter
Abandoned theme park 5 - the interior
Mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc 1
Mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc 2
Mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc 3
Princess Huyen Tran Shrine. With Free WiFi.
Princess Huyen Tran Shrine - Photo by A,
The statute of Maitreya wearing a smile on his face - Huyen Tran Cultural Centre.
Selfie by A.
Buddha statue workshop - rural Hue.
Cooking class - Hue Eco Lodge - Fig stir fried with shrimp and pork.
On the road from Hue to Hoi An - in the rain - Photo by A.

The weather clears a little before we reach the Hai Van Pass.

Hai Van Pass
Hai Van Pass summit - and it was cold.
Fishing boats - Da Nang.
Grilled Banh Trang - Vietnam pizza - a Hoi An street food delicacy.
Doorway - Hoi An.
Bazar Café & Restaurant - Hoi An
Bazar Café & Restaurant - Hoi An
Photo ops on the unusually quiet streets - Hoi An.
Hoi An market - looking for dried Cao Lau noodles.
Mulberry Collection Hotel - in the very cold pool.
A smarter approach to enjoying the cold pool.
Riverside cafe.
No doubt photographed millions of times, but lighting was very effective.
Contemplating Hoi An.
First time in Business Class - returning from Da Nang 2020