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Offerings at Kiếp Bạc temple  
   

Offerings at Kiếp Bạc temple

Everyone smiled when they saw these offerings. A well shaped chicken is placed on sticky rice, along with apple, kumquat, money, incense sticks and two bottles of water.
Pagodas and temples in northern Vietnam

September 20th 2013
When I was traveling abroad, some people asked me "What is your religion?". My answer was "I am non-religious. I believe in myself". While other Vietnamese go to pagodas or temples for praying good luck in doing business, good health for their family or wishing to find a husband, I visit these places to see how old the buildings are, any special architecture, and to take photos. On a recent trip, ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta

Vietnamese Flag The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
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