Notes from the North; the final frontier.

Ma Pi Leng pass, Vietnam, Ha Giang,

Every periphery is also its own centre.

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Hanoi, and the beauty in small things

Tran Quoc pagoda, Hanoi

Hanoi might genuinely be one of the few cities I've lived in where the sum of the parts is truly greater than the whole. Generally, Hanoi gets quite a bad press from a lot of western tourists; it's too polluted, the weather is temperamental and goes from one extreme to another, and most of all, the nightlife is incomparable to that of Saigon.

Rivers and mountains (are not the same thing). 山和水不一样的.

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Childhood spaces revisited; The Natural History Museum, London

Natural History Museum, London, parrots, sunny, tourist, attraction,

Aspects of a colonial past and a large-scale public education project haunt this childhood space.