All posts filed under “Vietnam

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THANH BINH’S CREME CARAMEL

One of our regular food joints in Saigon is Thanh Bình. Located right behind Bến Thành market it serves excellent no-frills Vietnamese food at affordable prices, and is a local favourite. After an hectic morning running around on the bike we love to sit down… Read More

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QUILTING FOR A CAUSE

Congratulations to the Vietnam Quilt Community Development Project teams and special thanks to Hieu, Oanh, Giselle and Hang for their patience creating the Kore Kamino designs! Here are some insiders pics of their work as well as some portraits of the women while hand-quilting… an… Read More

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FAIR FASHION LADIES AT WORK

The women at Fair Fashion are doing an amazing work for us. Here is a series of portraits of them in their Ho Chi Minh atelier: busy drawing, cutting, sowing, ironing… Currently, Fair Fashion supports not only former sexually exploited women, but also other women in difficult… Read More

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LIFE ON THE ROAD

Have you heard of a great book called “Bikes of Burden“? It is the classic cult book about motorbike transportation in Vietnam: “One of the images that remains most vividly etched on the mind of many a visitor to Vietnam is the traffic. The order amidst the seemingly… Read More