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Roundabout on Pham Ngu Lao, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Saigon is overwhelmed by motorcycles — on weekdays, waves of them swarm through city streets, navigating past one another in a perilous choreography that never quite manages to end in tragedy. I took this panorama on a Sunday, when the traffic was relatively quiet. Saigon has perhaps 4 million motorcycles and mopeds for a population of 6 million — far more than the number of mobile phones owned by residents.

Copyright: Stefan geens
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Resolution: 11704x5852
Uploaded: 30/01/2010
Updated: 10/04/2012
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Tags: saigon; ho chi minh city; vietnam; motorcycle; scooter; moped; pham ngu lao; roundabout
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