Cloves

She had a unique scent Smelt like cloves to him “It’s my shampoo”, she said “It comes from your palms Your ears Your lips And your whole self too I smell cloves too when I hold you tight” He whispered in her ears With her in his arms   Does she still smell cloves? He … Continue reading Cloves

It’s been a journey…

I’m writing here at a place about 170km from Hanoi. I’m staying at a lovely wooden house, surrounded by nature, with breathtaking rice fields in front. Yes, I wanted to spend the last few days of my 20s that way. My birthday is around the corner. Just this weekend. Very near indeed. The day that … Continue reading It’s been a journey…

Street treats that make a trip to An Giang sweet

Two kinds of cakes made from simple local ingredients show the diverse culture of An Giang – a Mekong Delta province and also one of the most mysterious and mesmerising places in Việt Nam. Both cakes are bánh bò or steamed rice cake. The most renowned one is bánh bò thốt nốt (steamed rice cake with palm sugar paste), while … Continue reading Street treats that make a trip to An Giang sweet