Star Chart Stone Shrine of Hội An

At the end of an old street named Phan Chu Trinh, in the ancient city of Hội An, there is a very old banyan tree.  This banyan tree held a secret for many many years, until one day, that secret was revealed.  The banyan tree had, at the foot of its trunk, a miếu (a … Continue reading Star Chart Stone Shrine of Hội An

Orion’s Fall

Last time I touched upon the night sky, I spoke about the Vietnamese constellations and the various shapes that we saw when we looked up into the sky.  Today, I'm going to switch back to more familiar ground, the western constellations that we are familiar with, to address a situation that has been unfolding at … Continue reading Orion’s Fall