Once a month Paula chooses for Thursday’s Special 5 words which we can demonstrate one or all, in one photo or many. This month the words are: dormant, salubrious, earmarked, influential, and fun-loving.
Travelling can be so tiring and when lucky enough to come across three seats together without arm rests who wouldn”t be dormant for awhile.
Salubrious foods are found at the floating markets on the Mekong Delta. Long poles have the healthy fruit and vegetables attached so that boats on the river can see easily who has the particular variety you wish to purchase. The surrounding neighbourhood was non too salubrious however.
The Hanuman or Monkey God statue is ear marked with holes similar to the holes that are marked in the lobes of some men today. The Hanuman stands for pure devotion, complete surrender and total absence of ego.
Ho Chi Minh died in 1969 and it is a testament to how influential he was in the history of Vietnam that crowds still queue to file past his open casket almost 50 years later.
This scene brought a smile to my face. The locals must be fun-loving I thought with a happy Buddah and Mickey Mouse sharing the same stretch of path through the park.