Halong, Vietnam, 2011

2/20/2011, Halong, , Vietnam Walking along waterfront of Halong Bay.

We were a photography workshop, traveling to several destinations in Vietnam, more specifically the area my generation would once have called “North Vietnam.” We were headed for Halong Bay, where the surrounding emerald waters have magical formations, and we were to stay on one of the hotel boats, sleeping aboard while out touring the waters and limestone formations. The night before we got there, one of those hotel boats had a tragedy (I can’t remember if it was a capsize or fire), and many on board were killed. The government immediately shut down the hotel boat operators until an investigation could be performed, so they put us up in a harbor front hotel. Around 2 AM, I couldn’t sleep, so I went for a walk along the waterfront.

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  1. Nancy Radke

    Blue melancholy. Interesting primary color jump from your yellow study yesterday. Just like a good meal your image is enriched by your commentary.

  2. Mickey Youmans

    The Blues on Steroids!!!! 🙂