While visiting the tomb of Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi, Vietnam, we were under constant scrutiny by honor guards posted at regular intervals. This fellow was typical of the poorly tailored uniforms worn by this elite group.


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  • BreeDanielle
    BreeDanielleabout 3 years ago

    Nice shot.. they still look very regal though.

  • bree
    the dress whites are classy anywhere, the fit, however was another thing entirely. phil

    – phil decocco

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1about 3 years ago

    It does look a bit baggy – but I am sure he is very proud of it. Wonderful shot

  • shulie,
    I would agree that this must be an honor to guard the tomb area, and must be a big deal for hi,

    – phil decocco

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