By ColleenA
Good day...
Thank you for your great response to my Fall of saigon images...thank you to Irishkate, Dave (Mistere) , Martyn (Brandish) and Bernie (BRITCHIE) for their UA,s
Still in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) today...
These are huge spiral burning hanging incense that hang from the ceiling of this 18th Century Thien Hau Temple, (see V2) dedicated to the Goddess protector of sailors, the heavy scent of incense welcomes you, in fact I found it over powering and it gave me a headache.
The other versions more images of the temple
Have a great day..

Tags: General Incense Ho chi minh city Thien Hau Temple

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fotobee Plus
7 4 3 South Africa
19 Feb 2015 4:36AM
These incense burners drive me bonkers, Colleen! Every now and again Mo is seduced by the lovely burners, and the beautifully coloured wrappers promising peace,serenity and beauty if you light these infernal things in the house!!! They only succeed in giving me an astounding headache, and my breathing closes up for a week! Regards Martin
Bantu 7 7 1 India
19 Feb 2015 4:40AM
Beautiful captures,Colleen.

19 Feb 2015 5:28AM
An iteresting and exciting set , Colleen ! --- V5 with a different approach is my favorite. - Can almost smell........ GrinSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile ---Jukka.
IsabelC 6 51 10 Denmark
19 Feb 2015 5:58AM
Very interesting set Smile
As stand-alone I really like the abstraction in V3 and then V5 with the smoke curls Wink

Isabel Smile
7.spectacular wonderful coloured images with lovely light and with great attention to detail WinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWink
Andysnapper 12 109 25 England
19 Feb 2015 6:35AM
Another great set of images Colleen and very well themed and titled.

SUE118 Plus
12 8 1 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2015 7:09AM
Lovely images and I'm the same as you incense burners give me headaches. Very interesting tones and colours.
digital_boi 15 3 6 Scotland
19 Feb 2015 7:13AM
yes the scent can be quite overbearing indeed anyway a good set Colleen

Jasper87 Plus
11 2.7k 158 England
19 Feb 2015 7:26AM
Amazing how the brain works because I can smell sandalwood now! Love the colours on v2, Colleen.

19 Feb 2015 7:42AM
Such an interesting collection of well taken images, Colleen - I think I'd get a headache, too!!

barbarahirst 12 27 12 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2015 7:57AM
It all looks very colourful
Must admit since chemo hate that smell
Bought some sticks for do some smoke photography....
Had to leave the room
Interesting set.
19 Feb 2015 7:58AM
Another wonderful series from you Colleen - great POVs and detail!!

Best regards, Ewan Grin
ddolfelin Plus
9 103 3 Wales
19 Feb 2015 8:37AM
Another fine set you've got us into!
Agree about the smells.
My eyes water in a soap or candle shop so this many joss springs would probably finish me off!

Great series.
IainHamer Plus
16 21 5 England
19 Feb 2015 8:42AM
Great light and well exposed another great set of images Coleen


19 Feb 2015 9:19AM
A wonderful series Colleen showing such lovely images . All the views are superb I love incense too. Sorry it gave you a headache

Love them all Colleen

Patty GrinGrinGrin
12 10 10 England
19 Feb 2015 9:54AM
Interesting and beautifully captured Colleen - you are so fortunate to be able to visit these wonderful locations.
Irishkate Plus
10 45 121 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2015 10:16AM
Interesting and wonderful images as part of your ongoing travelogue.
I remember visiting a house in Folk Club days and people using incense - think
that was before drugs. I guess they have the same effect - I can't even bear lillies in the house!
I like V5 and V6 along with lead image.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
19 Feb 2015 10:44AM
Nice collection very interesting to view,
Richsr 14 91 223 England
19 Feb 2015 10:52AM
A good variety of image Colleen, V4 is my favourite
ali63 9 791 1 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2015 11:05AM
A great collection of images Colleen,

Ali GrinGrin
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 166 16 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2015 11:14AM
A very interesting set of images, so well captured Colleen, I like them all, but V5 for me takes itGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2015 11:17AM
These images bring back memories of the '60s ( just ), when I was a carefree lad hanging about it smoky jazz clubs. Think my headache was caused by other things though Colleen.
Peter GrinGrinGrinGrin
mistere Plus
7 6 4 England
19 Feb 2015 12:31PM
Another lovely set Colleen, I do love the smell of incense but it can be overpowering.
All things in moderation...Smile

19 Feb 2015 12:33PM
Great Temple images portray the atmosphere very well Colleen
Shame you cant upload the incense to accompany them GrinGrinGrin
mikbee 14 3 8 Scotland
19 Feb 2015 12:37PM
I can imagine the smell being a bit overpowering Colleen !!
A well coloured set.
capto Plus
9 6.6k 25 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2015 1:12PM
A fascinating set of images.Smile

netta1234 9 382 2 Wales
19 Feb 2015 1:37PM
A brilliant set of some interesting imagesSmile
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
19 Feb 2015 1:53PM
Very interesting series of image Colleen.GrinGrinGrinGrin
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 19 England
19 Feb 2015 4:15PM
Looking at all these spiral thingies has given me a headache too! Seriously, another interesting set from your travels, Colleen, showing what many of us may never get to see otherwise Smile
Trev Smile
19 Feb 2015 4:37PM
A wonderful set Colleen. Am loving sharing your journey GrinGrin

19 Feb 2015 5:38PM
3-4-6 for me Colleen, a very fascinating set.

JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2015 5:47PM
Terrific shots and especially love V1 and V5.
Drighlynne 10 131 1 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2015 6:00PM
lovely shots Colleen, I love incense but only in small doses. I can remember a long time ago, one Christmas Eve Mass they lit the incense and processed round the church, the vicar finished up coughing and spluttering and red faced, nearly having choked on it

19 Feb 2015 6:16PM
A lovely set of images Colleen, very interesting.

Mary Grin
19 Feb 2015 7:09PM
A superb and interesting set of images Colleen, all excellently captured! Like the colours of V2 and the smoke curls of V5.
richmowil Plus
12 446 2 England
19 Feb 2015 7:30PM
A super set of images Colleen. At this rate there will be no point in booking up I will have seen it all in your images!! Colours in V2 and the smoke in V5 are my favourites! Keep them coming.
19 Feb 2015 7:37PM
Superb set of colourful images, Colleen.
19 Feb 2015 8:57PM
A lovely set Coleen. What an incredible place. Cathy
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2015 9:41AM
Wonderful images well produced and composed....
V4 & V5 are my favorites... GrinGrin
MaryFaith 6 59 New Zealand
20 Feb 2015 8:28PM
An interesting set full of colours and different shapes Colleen. Enjoy your weekend Smile

Rende 14 38 4 Netherlands
22 Feb 2015 1:58PM
What a lovely set Colleen, with V4 and V6 my favourites.

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