Hoi An is charming at any time but prefer spring due to the pleasant weather and beautiful scenery when the red leaves of Malabar almond trees bring a quiet and romantic.
Malabar almond trees add flamboyance to the ancient town of Hoi An:
In spring the leaves of Malabar almond trees turn red and add flamboyance to the ancient town of Hoi An in central Vietnam.
A red-leafed Malabar almond tree on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street stands out amid the brown tile roofs of the 400-year-old UNESCO heritage town.
“Hoi An is charming at any time of the year but I prefer spring due to the pleasant weather and beautiful scenery when the red leaves of Malabar almond trees bring a quiet and romantic look,” Do Anh Vu, a local photographer and the author of this photo collection, said.
Malabar almond trees near the iconic Pagoda Bridge have started shedding their leaves.
The bridge was built by Japanese traders in the 17th century, and is now a national relic that appears on VND20,000 bills.
A shop selling souvenirs on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street is shaded by a Malabar almond tree with red leaves.
A Malabar almond tree shines under the warm sunlight.
Malabar almond trees on both sides of Thai Phien Street have changed the color of their leaves. This is an ideal occasion for photographers to take photos.
Unlike Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam’s two bustling metropolises, Hoi An is much loved for its tranquility and relaxed pace.
Red Malabar almond tree leaves litter a street sidewalk.
Two people cycle on Pham Hong Thai Street under the shade of Malabar almond trees. Streets such as Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Nguyen Thai Hoc, Pham Hong Thai, and Thai Phien are full of the trees.