here comes Tet

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Têt (essentially chinese new year) is coming, and the shopping frenzy continues. the shops are full of new year’s baskets (cookies, tea, wine, etc.):

tet baskets

…but everything is on sale. including orange trees (I saw at least 20 motorbikes like this pass by today.)

orange tree on motorbike

more heavy shopping:

packed motorbike on ton duc thang

and those ridiculous balloons that I still don’t understand: