Sunday, November 7, 2010

ASEAN Delegation

A common occurrence in Hanoi is finding the streets have gone from no police to a billion. Usually the swarming of cops/army guys is an indication that someone important is in town. Recently there have been a few ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) conferences here which has meant a lot of important people have been in town. This also means the cops have been out in full force to establish some order with the traffic. As I was driving home from the gym the other morning I recorded a typical delegation getting escorted through the city:

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