Once often called the ‘metropolis that by no means sleeps’, lately Saigon is quiet and contemplative, making many individuals unhappy.
Today (August 23), Saigon formally entered one other struggle with Covid-19, the struggle with the identify “whoever stays where he is”. Many folks joke that, so the town welcomes one other New Year, simply these “New Year’s Eve”, Saigon is surprisingly quiet.
For many individuals, yesterday (August 22) was a special occasion in Saigon, every with a distinct temper and emotion. Some fear about hoarding meals, some quietly file particular pictures of a quiet and starry Saigon.
As a travel blogger with a ardour for teleportation and visible storytelling, lately Devil’s tales are confined to the town of Saigon. This metropolis is so acquainted, however he nonetheless talks about Saigon in his personal manner, concerning the lonely lights, “wild dogs, lost cats…” and he, “a devil who works hard to write notes.” historical past once more”.
According to the share, these photos were all taken by him during the period from 18:00 to 21:00, the busiest time frame of Saigon. With a familiar camera in hand, this time Ngo Tran Hai An (or Devil Coc Tu) tells the story of a quiet Saigon in the very moment when it should have been the loudest.
The city is no longer a shadow of people and shops, only dogs and cats are left bewildered because of the unusual silence. The car lights were gone, replaced by the stars of lonely street lights. “New Year’s Eve” should only come once, but this year, this city has welcomed the “new 12 months” several times, as the saying goes, trying to be happy and positive but still sad.
Hopefully the city will soon get better, so that there is no longer a quiet Saigon, to stop the unseasonal “New Year’s Eve”. Let’s see more images of Saigon through the lens of Ngo Tran Hai An.
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Thank you Ngo Tran Hai An to your lovely footage.