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ON MOST STREET CORNERS IN HANOI, YOU'LL STUMBLE ACROSS A street barber IN AMONGST THE HOARDS OF MOPEDS AND BUSTLE OF CITY LIFE-HIS ROADSIDE SALON MARKED OUT BY A MIRROR ON A WALL OR AN EMPTY CHAIR WAITING TO BE FILLED WITH REGULAR CLIENTS.
THIS tradition that stretches back to the 18th century. Many of the barbers are ex-miltary personel, looking to keep busy or to help cover weekly expenses for their families.
HAIR CUTS COST BETWEEN $1-4 AND THEY ALSO OFFER EAR WAX REMOVAL WHICH IS SAID TO BE A SURPRISINGLY SENSUAL EXPERIENCE. SADLY, I WAS A WUSS AND JUST TOOK PICTURES..NEXT TIME..