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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Woman in Traditional Hat and Bitexco Financial Tower, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City is a world of old traditions and striking modernity. This image shows a woman in the foreground with a traditional hat still commonly worn in Vietnam today. She walks amidst a modern city with the Bitexco Financial Tower in the background redoubling her figure in a way that suggests this contrast of old and new.

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Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Copyright: © Jon Berliner