Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

• Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

Saigon sleeping bag is very different from our usual quarters, hammered gray paneled dull apartment blocks.

No, it does not mean that there is no dullness and depression. Rather, there are very few high-rise buildings. And these areas are the real essence of Vietnam fuss.

It just so happens that modern Vietnamese megacities grew out of the vast densely populated settlements. entirely composed of narrow-cubbyholes homes, growing up in tiny rooms in which people live from the lower social strata. Vietnamese megacities grew even got skyscrapers and high-rise buildings in the central areas and sleeping areas with suburbs, which is where a huge number of people, and have remained low-rise, but incredibly dense.

Systematic destruction of these areas followed the same type of buildings the usual high-rise buildings on the Chinese example in Saigon has not yet begun, so, if you wish, you can still see the Vietnamese city's favelas, which boils in the real life and struggle for daily bread.

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

Something like avenue in one of the sleeping areas of Saigon. This road in residential areas can be called a wide, t. To. The rest is much narrower, and the pedestrian part they tend to be a big problem ...

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

... because they are overwhelmed with fruit, herbs, consumer goods and even a million different things, goods, motorbikes and all sorts of different stuff.

Nowhere to go peheshodam? Yes, they like something and there is almost pedestrian - everything, basically, move or on bicycles, motorbikes or on foot is much less

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

Residential buildings. These shanty-house - not the worst housing, which can be an inhabitant of the area.

Here, at least the rooms area greater than 10 square meters.

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

As an alternative, there's such multi-storey houses, surprisingly reminiscent of the ghetto in Krakow from the film "The Pianist"

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

The third option - these are houses built in his own way. As a rule, these houses are quite narrow, lined up. There are both double-decker and the 6- and even 7-story "candle" with one flat and narrow stairs to each floor.

Judging by the parked Mercedes, this fashionable quarter in Saigon sleeping bag.

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

neighborhoods themselves like giant anthills, packed with people and motorcycles.

What you see is a typical picture of the street in a residential area of ​​Saigon.

Almost each of these comrades signals.

With the habit of our human brain simply boils in half an hour on a busy finding Saigon street from the cacophony

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

Every resident since childhood organically fit into the crazy rhythm of life of the area in which he lives.

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

By the way, many of them have never in my life do not leave their district without actually knowing the other life around

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

But to see the real life, take to the streets in any narrow doorway.

In fact, it would not at all the doorways, and the long serpentine passage to the next street, passing through dozens of yards, patios, houses and shops.

Here a completely different atmosphere than on the bustling street

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

It runs its own, inner life.

Its trade, its rules, established by the owner or just a few more strong and reputable tenants.

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

Here, even their tiny chapel.

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

This guy, seeing foreigners, immediately began to offer "cheap" his wife.

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

offers very persistent and very

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

When we again had to give up, a neighbor suggested ....

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

The front door in one of the apartments ...

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

The shopkeeper and his daughter

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

Shop on sale of fabrics

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

This sheep's head?

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

Station of unnecessary plastic ......

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

Instead of supermarkets are mini markets that occur every few hundred meters

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

The whole life behind ...

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

The whole life ahead ...

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

Within the residential quarter

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

The monk?

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

Moms and kids.

By the way, I noticed that the street in residential areas a lot of women just sitting on chairs, with or without children ...

Not all work

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

Curiosity

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

After school ...

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

An ordinary Vietnamese family ...

Without a motorbike - anywhere

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

Assembler empty plastic bottles. Their rent. For pennies.

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

A happy childhood Vietnamese

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

At my father's motorcycle

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

What does it do?

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

porobuj spend almost all my life without having to leave their district ...

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

Evening. All rush home.

Without bandages on the face there is almost no one goes - dust and fumes in just crazy.

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

Sunset in a residential area of ​​Saigon

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon

It's time to sleep ...

Sleep in Vietnam early fall. And very early in the stand - at 5-6 in the morning the road is already clogged with motorbikes ...

Walk through the dormitory area of ​​Saigon