A mosaic vase at the Rex Hotel in Saigon, Vietnam.
The flights from Australia to Vietnam are getting cheaper and cheaper and here in Darwin, Vietnam has become a really popular destination for those who have done the Bali/Thailand/Singapore thing. Thank you Tiger Airlines!
If you are in Vietnam, keep an eye out for the mosaics. Lots of glorious pique assiette type mosaic. Check out the photoset of Wendy Tanner’s Vietnam adventures which is where this photo comes from.
First impressions do count so here are some gateways, big and small.
Isaiah Zagah from Philadelphia.
This one is from New York.
Yes, now you know what the AEG stands for when you look at your dishwasher.
This Mosque was built in 1634-35 A.D. during the reign of Mughal Emperor SHAHJEHAN by Ilm-Ud-Din Ansari Commanly known as Nawab Wazir Khan, who was governor of Lahore till 1639. The Mosque was completed in about 7 years.
Original main gate of Shahjahan masjid Thatta, not in use now, probably to save the original 500 year old woodwork and construction.