Nàng Thơm Chợ Đào (The Virgin Thơm of the Red Market)

The year was 1999.  I was foot-loose and fancy free, traipsing about in northern Vietnam with nothing but my passport and a backpack filled with a few items of clothing and my Canon DSLR.  This was back in the days when I shunned luxurious modes of transportation, wanting instead, to travel with the least amount of riff-raff stuck to me so that I could take … Continue reading Nàng Thơm Chợ Đào (The Virgin Thơm of the Red Market)