Tag: vietnam

In something that resembles more Burning Man than anything else, Vietnam has unveiled a fire-breathing dragon bridge. The bridge was built over the Han River to celebrate the 38th anniversary of the liberation of Da Nang.

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NPR has a slideshow of images from Tomas van Houtryve’s book Behind the Curtains of 21st Century Communism about how he ventured very dangerously and sometimes illegally into 7 countries still practicing Communism (Nepal, China, North Korea, Laos, Vietnam, Moldova, and Cuba). Very emotional images from his trips. You should check them out.

Skateboarder Magazine – ‘The Killing Season’ from Patrik Wallner on Vimeo. This is the type of adventure I’d love to have. A group of friends, no real destination in mind, all in on one crazy idea. Watch as Skateboarder Magazine produces and pays for this group of skateboarders to travel across Vietnam on junky motorbikes […]

Not quite as rugged or mean looking, but this working Batpod prototype straight out of Vietnam is all sorts of awesome. [via]

Look at the little beach umbrella fashioned onto that excavator. Comfort level up! [via]