Peaceful Hai Phong port city in the days of social distancing

Photographer Hai LeCao (real name Le Cao Hai, born in 1984) spent nearly a month searching for and recording peaceful moments in the northern port city of Hai Phong.

Hai’s more than 300 photos with diverse colors about the port city stir feelings of nostalgia among Hai Phong natives living away from their hometown. 

VietNamNet would like to introduce the Hai LeCao's photos:

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

Hoang Van Thu - the most beautiful bridge in Hai Phong, shaped as a "sea bird" in the early dawn.

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

Peaceful scene at the foot of Hoang Van Thu bridge.

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

Sat Market seen from above. In the 80s and 90s of the last century, Sat Market was the most famous and busiest wholesale market of Hai Phong city. This place is in the memory of many generations of Hai Phong people.

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

Located on the central street of Nguyen Tri Phuong, Hai Phong Post Office is part of a complex of special buildings influenced by colonial architecture.

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

In addition to the pictures of the inner city are the bustling and impressive scenery of the harbor, and the scenery of the sea and the pristine island.

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

Unable to return to Hanoi due to the Covid-19 epidemic during his stay in Hai Phong, Hai often traveled from the city through Cat Hai, to Cat Ba.

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

Previously, this route was dense with container trucks. 

When the city implemented social distancing, the scene of trucks "disappeared".

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

The quiet bridges during the days of social distancing.

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

The sunset over the sea surface and quiet fishing boats.

The quiet port city in the sunset.

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

Peaceful Cat Hai.

 
Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

This place has no smoke, no noise of car horns...

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

Only the sound of children playing, fishermen calling each other can be heard. .

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

Not many people know about the wild Cat Hai.

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách
Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

A traditional fish sauce village in Cat Hai.

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

Jars of fish sauce.

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

The Covid-19 epidemic has brought the tourism industry to a halt, but it also gave a "recovery" time to "rejuvenate" tourist destinations that were once very crowded like Cat Ba.

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

Cat Ba in Hai’s photos.

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

Lan Ha Bay.

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

Phu Long Mangrove Forest is immense as seen from above.

Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách
Nét đẹp bình yên hiếm thấy ở thành phố cảng Hải Phòng những ngày giãn cách

Pristine caves of Cat Ba.

Linh Trang

(Photo: Hai LeCao)

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