The City is Yellow!
we like yellow, nice color, yes?" - a definite under-statement, considering that the country's national flag has only two colors and one of them is yellow.
Travelling through the city, I was truly glad that the city's favourite color wasn't purple or horror of horrors, hot pink - instead I was met by warm splashes of yellow brightening up the usual drab and grey concrete structures of a city.
The President's residence is brick yellow as well, with huge ornate grey-blue gates. I'm reminded of a mini-version of the Palace at Versailles, and let's not forget also the possible influences from the imperial colors of the Forbidden City in Beijing - after all Hanoi isn't that far off from the borders of China.
the Palais Garnier). With such a serious expression, who's to know whether he is pondering his future and that of his city or whether he, just like the 6 Gorge(ou)s, is wondering where to have his lunch today?
By the way, yellow is my favourite color as well!