The Hands of Hoi An

Once again, the port city is booming with arts and crafts Situated where the Thu Bon River meets the East Sea, Hoi An enjoyed a long history of maritime trading, stretching as far back as the 2nd century BC with the Sa Huynh civilization. Later controlled by the Cham people in the seventh to tenth … Read more

Divine Inspiration

Since the beginning of time, humans have felt the need to use the secular to express the divine. From shamanic cave paintings to the pagan Golden Calf of the Israelites, from the slabs of Stonehenge to the storytelling panes of Notre Dame Cathedral’s windows, from the calligraphic decorations in Islamic sacred art to the familiar rotund … Read more