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Scenes of Vietnam

Recently, award winning photographer and travel writer Yvette Cardozo traveled to Vietnam and captured these stunning photos.

Small boat in river

Man and woman on carts on the streets of Vietnam

Young Vietnamese woman sits on her boat in Hoi An, central Vietnam:

Woman on boat in Vietnam

Red bridge over green colored water

Silk lanterns for sale in Old Town, Hoi An, central Vietnam. Hanging silk lanterns are handmade in the town of Hoi An. The organic shapes of these lanterns come from the fish traps upon which they are based. Traditionally hung on the full moon, these hanging lamps are meant to bring good luck to the house they inhabit:

Colorful lights in Vietnam

two men on small boar with plant

Lovely young woman in traditional Vietnamese dress (Ao dai) stands outside restaurant in Old Town, Hoi An, central Vietnam:

Vietnam woman holding up peace sign



Yvette Cardozo, RFT Ski & Dive Editor

Yvette Cardozo from the Seattle, Washington area, likes to visit interesting places and learn about interesting cultures and, if a tasty local dish is involved, so much the better. She’s eaten everything from gourmet food at the world’s finest restaurants to native food in Asia, the arctic, and all kinds of places in between.Yvette recalls being in Antarctica and going out on the land with Inuit elders in arctic Canada , then bagging a caribou. They dragged it back to camp and ate it on the spot raw. She quips, “Hey, if you like steak tartare….”Yvette, who is a veteran skier and diver, is RFT’s Ski & Dive Editor.