Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Travel Photo Thursday: Sept 1st

Welcome to another Travel Photo Thursday. Here's a crazy photo I snapped in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam.
We have travelled to Vietnam twice now, and always remember the country as colorful, vibrant, bursting with frenetic energy, and a very welcoming people.
But on those hot humid days it pays to take a nap in the heat of the day. Or is this a photo of the cheapest air-conditioned hotel in Saigon?



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15 comments:

Nancie said...

haha....great shot Jim. I have some wonderful and funny shots of my travels through Vietnam. My time there was too brief, and I really do want to go back at some point.

Traveling Ted said...

That is hilarious. At first I was like what is the big deal. There are moto bikers all over the place. Then I saw the platform. Great shot.

Jim said...

Hi Nancie, yes Vietnam is great for funny shots, particularly those that show so much piled up on a cycle or motorbike.

Hi Ted. Glad you looked twice...I mean that must be the cheapest accom in Saigon. Throw your pack aboard, kick one of those guys across and bunk in, just like any old backpackers dorm really.

Denise said...

very original shot. I will be in Vietnam for two months in February and March. Any advice?

Muza-chan said...

Great photo :)

Sophie said...

Fun photo. I've yet to make it to Vietnam - looks pretty laidback ;)

cherrysberries said...

Ha ha! Great shot. I love what they're doing, just chilling out like it was normal ... and it prob is!

Always love seeing things like this when I travel.

Sabrina said...

That's too funny! I love how every single spot is taken :)

Raymond @ Man On The Lam said...

I'm heading to HCM in a couple of days -- I will let you know if they're still sleeping it off... :)

Cathy Sweeney said...

Huh? What's the deal with that? Is it common to see people napping on a platform like that? Actually a very cool photo, Jim!

InsideJourneys said...

It surely does look like the cheapest a/c hotel in HCMC :)

Pearl said...

I, too, had to look twice. Hmm. What's so different about that scaf-- ohhh.

:-)

Pearl

Mari Sterling Wilbur said...

Excellent street photography!! Love the people sleeping on the scaffolding. Makes for a great and funny image!!

Rachel Hoyt said...

Nice shot! For some reason I feel like pushing the scaffolding slowly down the street. Those wheels are there for a reason, you know? :P

melissa said...

Oh wow! If I ever get to accompany my bosses, I'll be able to see Ho Chi Minh too. We'll be relaunching our journal there this November.

The apartment looks like the ones we also have here in my country.

It would be great to visit this place :)