Plenty of roads throughout the capital city of Hanoi can be seen lined with a distinct yellow carpet of leaves that have been falling from Dracontomelon duperreanum trees, locally known as Sau trees, over the past few days.
As summer looms, Hanoi streets seem to change their appearance with yellow carpets of sau leaves. (Photo: Vietnam+)
Hanoi enters another season, ‘season of falling sau leaves’ by the end of the easter lily flowers season. (Photo: Vietnam+)
The sight of the yellow leaves from Sau trees covering many of the pavements and streets around Hanoi brings about a nostalgic feeling among visitors and residents of the capital. (Photo: Vietnam+)
After early rains, pavements on Phan Dinh Phung street are covered with gold-coloured leaves. (Photo: Vietnam+)
The sight of the yellow leaves covering the pavement signals the imminent start of the summer. (Photo: Vietnam+)
A street corner is brightened up with the gold-coloured leaves in an early summer morning. (Photo: Vietnam+)
The leaf changing season only lasts around a month, so make sure not to miss the mesmerizing beauty of the capital at this time of the year. (Photo: Vietnam+)