I arrived in Hanoi in the start of March and the weather was quite cloudy and rainy. Here you can see the Hoan Kiem Lake. It is such an beautiful and relaxing place in the heart of busy Hanoi. At the Hoan Kiem you can visit a small temple, see people practicing tai chi or married couples taking pictures.
My work colleagues took me out to eat lunch. The food was good but the fish sauce where you should dip slices of food wasn´t that pleasant experience. Small plastic chairs and tables are seen in every street restaurant.
Part of my job is to sell trips so I got an opportunity visit some of those trips. This is a picture from Mai Chau which is a small village on the country side, 3 hours from Hanoi. Mai Chau is green, peacefull village surrounded mountains and rice paddies. Northern Vietnam is quite untouchable from tourism so in the country side you can experience the local life as it´s best.