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Hoi An Nights 03

Posted by
Nitin (Mayenne, France) on 16 June 2013 in Lifestyle & Culture.

"My role in society, or any artist's or poet's role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all."
--
John Lennon

I feel the same way about myself sometimes. That my part is to tell the story, tell of those things I have seen and that stand out in their own way, that are honest to where they belong and how they might be different from any other part of the world. Whether those stories appeal or not, whether they impress or not, and whether they 'touch' you or not, that is beyond my intention.

More about Hoi An:
In the 18th century, Hội An was considered by Chinese and Japanese merchants to be the best destination for trading in all of Southeast Asia, even Asia. Japanese believed the heart of all of Asia (the dragon) lay beneath the earth of Hội An. The city also rose to prominence as a powerful and exclusive trade conduit between Europe, China, India, and Japan, especially for the ceramic industry. Shipwreck discoveries have shown that Vietnamese and Asian ceramics were transported from Hội An to as far as Sinai, Egypt.
Today, the town is a tourist attraction because of its history, traditional architecture and crafts such as textiles and ceramics. Many bars, hotels, and resorts have been constructed both in Hội An and the surrounding area. The port mouth and boats are still used for both fishing and tourism

NIKON D90 15 second F/11.0 ISO 200 18 mm

Emma G from Auckland, New Zealand

beautiful long exposure shot of the golden scene.

16 Jun 2013 9:25am

amirbaba from Tehran, Iran

NICE

16 Jun 2013 9:46am

Etsu from Japan

So nice! very beautiful night scene. Have a nice day.

16 Jun 2013 2:20pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Stunning light again, great shot.

17 Jun 2013 8:55am

NIKON D90
15 second
F/11.0
ISO 200
18 mm

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