Friday, February 27, 2015

Saturday Snapshot


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February 2015 - Saigon or Ho Chi Minh Vietnam

This was absolutely amazing to see. We arrived before 10 AM and it was packed. It was also very hot!!


About 120,000 pots of flowers of varied species were installed for the 2015 Tet Flower Street on Ham Nghi Street in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

Tet, which is the Vietnamese term for the Lunar New Year, kicked off on February 19 this year.


 The flowers have been gathered from several places across the country, including Sa Dec City in the southern province of Dong Thap, Da Lat City in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, and some plant companies in Ho Chi Minh City.

The flower street has grown into one of the city’s highlights during Tet – the Southeast Asian country’s largest traditional holiday – and receives millions of tourists, including foreigners, each year.



This year, it stretched 510 meters from Pho Duc Chinh Street near the landmark Ben Thanh Market to Ho Tung Mau Street.



I am hot!




















7 comments:

  1. Thanks for the tantalising glimpse of Saigon - Mr Seasons and I will be there in 4 weeks time :-)
    It looks so vibrant!

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  2. We have Chinese New Year celebrations here too but nothing like this. The colours are amazing. And yes, I can sense the heat.

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  3. What an amazing display! I love the cascade of blooms pouring from the giant wooden bucket. Looks like there was beauty wherever you looked.
    Thank you for visiting my blog. Your comments are always appreciated.

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  4. this brings back fond memories.

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  5. Wow! My fave? The cascade of flowers out of the watering can! Gorgeous!

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