Hanoi colonial-era railway becomes a dangerous selfie attraction for tourists

In the heart of Hanoi’s busy Old Quarter, French-built railroad tracks have become a hotspot for tourists seeking the perfect Instagram selfie, and for cafe owners serving up hot coffee and cold beer. Though picturesque, they are also perilous: the tracks are still in use and most days visitors must scramble for safety as the daily train rumbles through the narrow streets. The seven best selfie phones, cameras and accessories But for many, the thrill of dodging a speedy train is part of…

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