Vietnamese ethnic groups (Miao, Hmong, Dao OJ, Tay and Giay), who inhabit the mountainous region of Bac Ha, come to the market here in the village of Bac Ha for trading all kinds of spices, tobacco, food, fabrics and crafts. The small village of Bac Ha is in the Northern Vietnam mountains, close to the Chinese border.
Want an apple from a street market vendor in the mountain village of Sapa, North Vietnam? This is definitely organic produce, and tasty.
One of the many fishing boats on Halong Bay, N. Vietnam.
In the fields of Bhutan, the cosmos bloomed everywhere. I was there in October, and the temps were moderate. Always a slight breeze, and the delicate flowers were always waving in the breeze.
In between all the daily work of preparing meals, looking after children & the household, and working in the fields, the ladies of the Red Dao tribe in Northern Vietnam spend their remaining time working on their embroidery. Circles of women gather to gossip and embroider their beautiful patterns.
On our way through Sapa in the mountains of Northern Vietnam, had a brief encounter with this mom and her baby. Love the baby’s hat and bracelet.