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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Flooding in World Heritage Town of Hoi An, Vietnam

Below are photos from the current rainy season floods in the UNESCO World Heritage Town of Hoi An, in central Vietnam.

The first two are the walking bridge going out to the island.



Riverside street below.


Riverside on the island. The water comes right up into the shops.


Below boats pull right up to shops on the second street in from the river.



1 comment:

drifter1dc said...

In 2006 Hoi An recieved major flooding also and the volunteer group from East Meets West Dental had to be boat lifted out of the hotel, they came right into the lobby of the hotel and took the group to buses where they were transported to Da Nang.

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