Cold and Raining in Hanoi, Vietnam

It was 14° and raining when we arrived in Hanoi. In Canada this would be considered a balmy spring day, but we had just spent the previous month basking in the 30 to 34° heat of Myanmar. So our reaction was the same as everyone else in Hanoi: Brrrr!

Hanoi's Women's Museum in the rain Everyone lives on street food, despite the fact that it’s cold and rainy outside.
Street Food in Hanoi Most cafés are either out on the sidewalk under a low tarp, or inside but open to the outside, making for a chilly but steamy lunch.a steamy lunch on a rainy day in HanoiThe show must go on, even if it’s pouring…
the show must go on, even on rainy night in Hanoi. This restaurant placed a charcoal heater beside our table on its chilly balcony.
heater beside our table on a chilly balcony in HanoiFluffy scarfs and puffy jackets are flying off the shelves. This stylish character even gets his own sweater to ward off the chill.
a silly dog in Hanoi More on our December 2013 trip to Vietnam.

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One response to “Cold and Raining in Hanoi, Vietnam

  1. Pingback: Two Sights in Hanoi: The Women’s Museum and the ‘Hanoi Hilton’ | Albatz Travel Adventures·

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