The theme for this week PhotoHunt is "Thankful". It reminded me of our experience in Hoi An, a beautiful small city on the coast of the South China Sea in the South Central Coast of Vietnam.
Hoi An has many historic artefacts of value and beauty. Like this Japanese bridge
which is guarded on one side by two dogs like this one
and on the other side by two monkeys like this one:
Or like this exquisite Chinese temple:
Walking around all these wonders, we have stumbled on a small square with a monument that looked strangely out of place:
Until we have read the brief story you can see here (click to enlarge):
In this nice way citizens of Hoi An expressed their gratefulness to the man, who came from afar to help them preserve their rich history.
And I want to use the opportunity to say that I'm thankful to Canon, whose good ole 10D withstood the vagaries of our mostly wet and humid journey.
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