Sa, Hoi An during the Flood

Sa stands at the emer­gency flood exit-door built into the attic of her house in Hoi An, Viet­nam. “Usu­al­ly, there are floods at this time of the year. The high­est water lev­el in my house was 2.2 meters (7.2 feet). If the water flow is too strong and ris­es fast, we have to escape through this door”

Bình, 24 — Hoi An Flood

Bình pos­es with his broom out­side of his home dur­ing the flood in Hoi An, Viet­nam. “I am Viet­namese. Being neg­a­tive and sad doesn’t make dis­as­ters go away. There­fore, we should accept it with a smile and soon every­thing will be back to nor­mal.”

Hoi An The People

Hoi An The Peo­ple is a Pho­tog­ra­phy and Cul­ture project by Alden Ander­son & Trinh Nguyen doc­u­ment­ing the peo­ple of Hoi An and their sto­ries.

10 Best Places to Take Photos in Hoi An Old Town

Morn­ing reflec­tion on the Thu Bon Riv­er in Hoi An Old Town.The 10 Best Places to Take Pho­tos in Hoi AnWant to know where to take pho­tos in Hoi An…

Dai, 82 — Selling Bananas in Hoi An

You should not steal stuff if you work for Amer­i­cans” Đại recounts her days in Hoi An dur­ing the Vietnam/American War. Now at 82 she sells bananas and pos­es for pho­tos in the Old Town.

Colors of Hoi An — A Photo Essay

Col­ors of Hoi An” — a pho­tog­ra­phy project to high­light the bold col­ors of Hoi An, Viet­nam, jux­ta­posed with the dai­ly life of the locals.

Viet­nam The Peo­ple

 A sto­ry-dri­ven por­trait pho­tog­ra­phy project to doc­u­ment the peo­ple of Viet­nam and their cul­ture

Col­ors of Hoi An

High­light­ing the Peo­ple of Hoi An, Jux­ta­posed with the Bold Col­ors of the Ancient Town

Hoi An The Peo­ple

More Sto­ries from the Peo­ple of Hoi An, Viet­nam