Saturday, November 6, 2010

Dong Da Train Update

(PICTURE: You can see the pillars which I'm assuming will hold the train.)

For those three people who care: They are officially building a train station in what used to be Dong Da Lake. The lake is still drained (and now filled with trash) and they've started construction on a giant pillars that apparently will hold the train line. Here's a picture I took next to the lake:

(PICTURE: Very interesting how the picture of the future has no motorbikes.)

I guess the good news is that Vietnam is starting to invest in mass transit. The bad news is that they had to do away with Dong Da Lake...which in truth wasn't one of the nicest lakes in Hanoi anyway.