Hoi An Visit

I spent a whole day at a beautiful city of Hoi An - a World Heritage Site on Monday.

The city sign showed the correct date (28th of March).

Japanese Covered Bridge is a popular site.

Inside of the bridge.

A dog at the entrance of the bridge.

A monkey at the exit of the bridge.

Bougainvillea flowers are beautiful.

The city definitely had many Chinese influences.

And French.

Modern day Rickshaws.

Market scenes.

A corridor of an old house.

These people were drinking, eating, and singing all day.

A cute little doggie.

Electric wires are very messy.

An attention sign.

This was a very nice restaurant.

Ship models were very impressive.

The Japanese Covered Bridge is lit up in the evening.


Da Nang Beach Runs

I had a fantastic visit to the beautiful resort in Da Nang, Vietnam this week.  I ran twice on the long beach right by our hotel.

The beach area right by our hotel.

The beach is vast and very long.

Local fishing boats.

Hoof prints?

Crab holes?

New resort developments coming up.

A new building construction - narrow entrance is typical.

Trường Sa Road

There are many places that sell statues around the area.

A new block of marble arrived at a factory/store.


Inokashira Park - early morning run

I had a nice run in Inokashira Park, yesterday morning.  The weather was nice and air crisp.

This is the well where the water of the pond pours out.

Water flowing into the pond.

The pond.

Part of the park (Nishi-En "Western Park") is under repair.

Turf is being placed.

Cherry blossoms are really coming.

 The track and athletic activity equipments at Nishi-En.

Morning sun ray hitting the trees.

Sunrise in between buildings of Benten Shrine.

The main building of the shrine.

Benten Pond.

The sign says "The Party Must End at 22:00 (10 PM)".

A trail by the pond.

Hyotan-Bashi Bridge area.  It is very pretty now.

A view of the pond by Hyotan-Bashi.

The bridge is actually still closed.