Travel, Vietnam General Giap goes home The body of General Giap was escorted through the streets of Hanoi to his home town in Quang Binh province Date: October 12, 2013Author: Alison Bate 2 Comments By Alison Bate Crowds pressed in to try and see the funeral procession of General Vo Nguyen Giap in Hanoi on Oct.12, 2013. A woman tries to hand over chrysanthemum flowers to an officer for placing with other wreaths in Hanoi Sunday. An officer holds a poster commemorating General Giap on Hoang Dieu, Hanoi on Sunday. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related
Nice to see what’s happening up in Hanoi – I’m down in Ho Chi Minh City. Seems commemoration took different forms in different parts of the country.
Thanks, Adam. It was pretty moving up here. Lots of mourners crying and yellow chrysanthemums everywhere..