Travelling along the Yen River near the Huong (Perfume) pagoda at this time of year, visitors are impressed by a carpet of water lilies blossoming in cold weather.
The river in Hanoi’s My Duc district has garbed itself in the romance of winter’s blossoming red and blue water lilies (nymphaea nouchali).
Tourists on a boat enjoy the beauty of the lilies
A 58-year-old local catching shrimp
The lilies infatuate many passionate photographers