Beautiful Vietnam
Hanoians take a dip
  • | vnexpress.net, dtinews.vn | June 23, 2011 03:57 PM

With the capital experiencing a sweltering heat wave, locals are opting to avoid high cost swimming pools and instead take a cool dip in the city’s West Lake.

Several people enjoy free swimming in the Quang Ba area

Travelling for a swimming

West Lake attracts swimmers of different ages

A small home-made life buoy

West Lake drops to a depth of 1.8 metres

Careful preparations

A parent teaches children swimming

Older children summersault into the lake

Comfortable playing in the afternoon light

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