The Dragon Bridge
Vietnam - Day 1 of 12, 17:08. The Long Bien Bridge was built by Gustave Eiffel in 1898. It spans across the Red River. As seen in this photo, it now stands like a patched-up war veteran. Some parts of the original structure remain intact, while large sections have clearly been built later to repair the holes. In this way the bridge is a strong visual expression of history. Crossing the bridge on the center wooden planks was quite an experience!
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Lens: EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Shot info: 102 mm at f/4.5 for ¹⁄₁₀₀₀ sec, 800 ISO.
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