Poster welcoming the 17th Đak Pơ District Party Committee in Đak Pơ,Gia Lai, Vietnam. (Christopher Otis, July 2020)

Conservatives Kept Telling Me to Move to a Communist Country. So, I Did.

A statue of revolutionary hero Ho Chi Minh stands in front of the city hall for the city that was renamed in his honor after the reunification of the country in 1975. (Christopher Otis, May 2020)
A poster marking the 45th anniversary of the reunification of the country under the CPV with Landmark 81, Southeast Asia’s tallest building, in the background. (Christopher Otis, August 2020)
The country’s flag is prominently placed all over the country as a symbol of unity and pride. (Tiền Giang Province, Christopher Otis, July 2020)

American living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Photographer, teacher, geographer, writer.

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