Monthly Archives: January 2012

Most Interesting Things I’ve Learned about Hanoi

Did you know that Hoan Kiem Lake, our charming teal green oasis in the midst of the city, is actually a souvenir of the Red River? About six hundred years ago, the Red River shifted leaving this pool of water. I’ve only learned this recently, and I love the image of the lake (also known at Ho Guom) as a “souvenir.” Over the past several years, I’ve learned a lot … Read More