Cholon, Saigon’s Chinatown, is a real slice of Old Saigon. Old-school markets, street traders, workshops and friendly people who are still surprised to encounter foreigners make it a real paradise for street photographers. I joined my old friend Arnaud Foucard on one of his Vietnam Photo Adventures for a morning wandering around this fascinating part of the city.
Although Vietnam’s capital may have undergone something of a makeover in recent years, it’s still a crazy, chaotic and confusing maze of narrow streets & alleyways, populated by lively, friendly and in-your-face people. And it’s arguably the most photogenic city in Southeast Asia, an absolute paradise for travel & street photographers.