“I love my job, it’s my passion,” said the Eagle, as he
looked out at the green and brown patches of farmland in a valley below the
rolling mountains of Da Lat in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. Standing
beside his decades-old motorcycle, he points to a mountain in the distance, the
top of which resembles a woman lying down looking at the sky, Lady of the
Mountain she’s called.
Eagle, whose real name is Phamduy Hung, is a military vet
who fought for South Vietnam ...
Ho Chi Minh City is loud and chaotic, a place where tourists
spend more time trying not to get hit by a motorbike and turning down taxi
drivers than they do taking in the sites. The War Remnants museum is quiet, as
people reflect on the atrocities of the Vietnam War, which in this country
is known as the American War.
The walls of the first floor are decorated with photos of
global protests against the war, on such a massive scale it’s shocking.
The photos show millions ...