Just outside the temple is a globe statue with Vietnam highlighted in red. Look closely though - it's not exactly to scale!
...especially of Hanoi's relentless traffic, devoid of lights or even lanes. Everyone just goes, threading a path amongst the flow of other motorbikes and a smattering of cars. Honks are strategic here, used to let others know you're there, rather than a way of expressing road rage as they are back home.