Founded in 1010 A.D. during the Ly Dynasty, this ancient capital had been known as Thang Long and Dong Do, before it became Hanoi. Today it is without question one of the most fascinating cities in Southeast Asia. (Photos of Hanoi)
When the sun goes down, Hoan Kiem and Ho Tay Lakes look vaporous besides sparkling buildings.[caption id="attachment_416" align="aligncenter" width="609"] Hanoi in Late Afternoon[/caption] West Lake is one of places with beautiful views, open space in Hanoi, a ideal destination for tourists. This is also the landmarks associated with the history of the thousands of years of civilization capital. Another Article : Portrait Painter in Hanoi Old Quarter In the last days of summer, West lake always attracted tourists by the brilliant beauty of the sunset reflected in the lake, along with the diverse scenery of living here. The bends in the road as were gilded by the late afternoon sun with the wheels roll regularly and cool wind. [caption id="attachment_415" align="aligncenter" width="605"] Hanoi in Late Afternoon[/caption] Amazing iridescent clouds in the thunderstorms afternoon. The youths were kayaking in the brilliant late afternoon. Sunset came, scorching sun give up its place to late afternoon sun which is soft and cool light, attracted a lot of people to the West Lake to kayak. Beside hiking or kayaking around the lake, fishing is a fascinating hobby of Hanoi people. The red sun as the fire ball is slowly hidden down quiet lake surface. Brilliant moment in the end of the day with the change color of the sky from blue to yellow, red, and finally turn to purple.
Source: Hanoi in Late Afternoon