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  1. Vietnam

    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Annam, Hue 1931 - A group of An Nam people stood by Cai Quan Street Annam, Hue 1931 - Hien Nhon Gate, Imperial Citadel. The Emperor of Annam, Vietnam, 1922. As the Son of Heaven, the emperor is dressed in his ritual robes and holds in his hands the sacred 'rule', a tablet of wood. From Peoples...
  2. Vietnam

    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Annam, Hue 1931 - A Confucius stood in front of the Temple of Literature. Photo by W. Robert Moore-National Geographic Society-CORBIS Annam, Hue 1931 - Princess My Luong, real name Nguyen Phuoc Thi Cam Ha. Photo by W. Robert Moore-National Geographic Society-CORBIS Annam, Hue 1931 - Mrs...
  3. Vietnam

    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Bắc Kỳ, Hanoi 1915 - Two young women play the role of General and Si in a game of Human. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - Tools on the table of the priest. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - The priest (left) and his guardian. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - Long Bien...
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    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Bac Ky, Hanoi 1916 -Ngoc Ha pagoda. Photo by Léon Busy Trung Ky, Hue 1915 - Tomb of Tu Duc viewed from outside the campus. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Haiphong 1916 - Ha Long Bay viewed from Cat Ba Island. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Langson 1915 - Landscape of Lang Giai Field. Photo by Léon...
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    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - Thien Quang Tinh and Khue Van Cac in the Temple of Literature. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - Long Bien Bridge (Doumer Bridge) crosses the Hong River. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - In the courtyard of Tran Vu Temple (Chan Vu). Photo by Léon Busy Bac...
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    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Bắc Kỳ, Hanoi 1915 - Worship of the Holy Mother. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - Corporal Khong Do dressed in uniform. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - Two brothers. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - Halong Bay. Trung Ky, Hanoi 1915 - The shrine inside The Mieu, Hue...
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    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - The lake behind Linh Lang temple. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - God worship committee (Heaven). Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - Thien Quang Tinh and Khue Van Cac in the Temple of Literature. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - Preparing Ky Phuc...
  8. Vietnam

    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Bac Ky, Quang Yen, 1915 - Carpentry corner of Cam Pha town. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Haiphong 1915 - An empty corner in Ha Long Bay. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi, 1917 - The ships carrying goods from the uplands are meeting under the Long Bien Bridge. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky...
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    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Bac Ky, Vinh Yen 1914 - Lo river pier. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1914 - The countryside market in the suburbs of Hanoi. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1916 - Mr. Do sells tales to decorate Tet. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Haiphong 1915 - A corner of Halong Bay. Photo by Léon Busy...
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    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Bac Ky, Hanoi 1916 - Mot Tri District in the suburbs of Hanoi in casual clothes. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - A shop on the streets of Duong Street with a display of Mid-Autumn stalls. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1916 - Women in Hanoi with Ba Tam hat and bib. Photo by Léon...
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    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Bac Ky, Hanoi 1914 - A coffin shop in Hang Hom street. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - Weaving soup ... (Turn on cotton to prepare weaving yarn) .... (The stripes in the picture are due to the broken glass positive). Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - A row of rice rolls (Banh...
  12. Vietnam

    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Bac Ky, Hanoi, 1916 - The view of West Lake seen from the front of Quan Thanh Temple. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1914 - Kinh Luoc Su Bac Ky, Hoang Cao Khai (sitting), with eldest son, Governor Ha Dong, Hoang Trong Phu and his wife .... Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - Trung Thu...
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    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Bac Ky, Hanoi, 1915 - A beggar family sits on a street side of Hanoi, begging. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi, 1916 - Prepare to enter the same pagoda in the suburbs of Hanoi. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, 1916 - Little boy standing by tiger relief (in front of Vinh Thuy temple gate) Photo by...
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    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Bac Ky, Hanoi, 1914 - Two women from the outskirts of Hanoi pick up vegetables. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1914 - A copper shop on Hang Dong Street .... Despite the name "Dong" ... but this place also sells other metal products. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - Hoan Kiem Lake...
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    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Bac Ky, Hanoi 1916 - The musician of a troupe. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Haiphong 1916 - A small corner in Ha Long Bay. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - Governor-General of Bac Ninh (middle) and other members. Photo by Léon Busy Nam Ky, Saigon 1915 - Actor in the bureau. Photo by...
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    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - A woman works as "Co Dong". Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - A Confucianist is reading a book. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1916 - A group of former officials and high-ranking intellectuals in Tonkin during a meeting in the neighborhood of Hanoi. Photo by Léon...
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    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - A woman works as "Co Dong". Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1916 - A teacher of the dharma. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1916 - Betel nut woman. Photo by Léon Busy Bac Ky, Hanoi 1916 - Hanoi woman with black teeth. Photo by Léon Busy Tonkin, 1914 -...
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    images Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn)

    Color Photo of Vietnam 1914 - 1917 - 1931 (by Musee d'Albert Kahn) Bac Ky, Hanoi 1915 - Female members of a common family in Hanoi. Photo by Léon Busy In 1908, French banker Albert Kahn donated the world's first color camera group of photographers. They have created "planetary archives": a...
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    info Flora and Fauna in Vietnam

    Originally, the entire Indo-Chinese peninsula was tropical rainforest. In 1943, Vietnam's forests totalled 13 million ha (32 million acres) - 42 per cent of national territory. By 1982 the forests had shrunk to 7.8 million ha (19 million acres), about 23 per cent of the land area, due to...
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    travel Climate and when to go

    Vietnam has a tropical monsoon climate with high humidity year-round. The two monsoon seasons - the northeast monsoon blows from November to April and the southwest monsoon blows from May to October - are rendered almost totally meaningless by regional differences governed by altitude, mountain...