Thursday, December 15, 2005

Hemp & Bamboo In Old Quarter

Hang Tre (Bamboo) street is the only street where the business remains the same as the name. They sell all products made from bamboo such as ladders, sticks and house foundation. Bamboo is such a great tree from Asia which is strong, pliant and it is the only wood which doesn’t rot due to the humidity in such tropical countries like Viet Nam.

Hang Gai (Hemp) street, during the French period, sold cords, strings and hammocks. Nowadays, things have changed. This street sells a variety of goods, including ready-made silk, embroidery, gold and silver products. With plenty of art galleries and souvenirs shops, this is one of the most popular spots for tourists and, of course, things are expensive here.

4 comments:

Thao said...

Oh, those photos make me miss my trip back to Vietnam so much.

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