Tag Archive: Ernest Hebart

Abandoned pools and random busts in downtown Hanoi

Back to Hanoi and a walk over to the first French Colonial University founded in 1926. ┬áSadly, it was a rather grey day, typical of winter here, but the empty sidewalks at Tet… Continue reading

French Colonial Architecture in Hanoi

The French were in Vietnam from 1873 until 1954, with Hanoi becoming the capital of French Indochine in 1887. While the old quarter was left intact as a distinctly Vietnamese part of the… Continue reading