HA NOI (35)

By JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
“Vietnamese dragons are symbolic creatures in the folklore and mythology of Vietnam. According to an ancient creation myth, the Vietnamese people are descended from a dragon and a fairy.

To Vietnamese people, the dragon brings rain, essential for agriculture. It represents the emperor, the prosperity and power of the nation. Like the Chinese dragon, the Vietnamese dragon is the symbol of yang, representing the universe, life, existence, and growth.” (Wikipedia)

With this dragon the series about Vietnam ends. It’s been interesting to read your comments and appreciations over the last 7 months. Thank you very much.

There will be another trip to Vietnam next year I hope.

A big thank you to Jennnnnn (taggart) for her User Award.

Tags: Vietnam Dragon Landscape and travel Old quarter HA NOI THANGLONG WATER PUPPET THEATRE


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Comments


12 Feb 2012 6:36PM
Like how the colour stands out against the black b/g.

Len

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CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
12 Feb 2012 6:37PM
So sorry to hear that your wonderful Vietnamese images have come to a close, Jean-Noel, you have enthralled us with them over the past months, thank you so much. I wonder what delights you are going to share with us now Smile. Carol
tomcat Plus
10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2012 6:45PM
I trust you are not going to disappear Jean-NoelSmile

I have constantly looked forward to viewing your insight into Vietnamese culture and societySmile

V2 shows what hard work and dedication goes into producing these puppets

Adrian
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
12 Feb 2012 8:09PM
Two excellent shots and accompanied by an informative write up, JNC.
Ronnie.
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
12 Feb 2012 8:52PM
Superb reportage-- I learned so much!


Love the dragon!
Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
13 Feb 2012 11:36AM
These are marvelous!

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