Can Cau mountainous market in pictures

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Can Cau Market opens every Saturday and on holidays, revealing the simple but colorful life of ethnic people in the northern highlands. The market is a place where the Mong and Giay ethnic people trade their products and plants and animals they raise at home or find in the wild. Many dress up and come […]

Image: Pack your bags and leave for Vietnam

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Buzzfeed, an American online social news and entertainment giant, has released 25 amazing photos that make viewers want to immediately pack their bags and leave for Vietnam. Let’s explore incredible beauty of Vietnam through following photos: Beautiful Danang City (Photo: Khan G Nguyen / Via Flickr: gienkhan)

The tranquil beauty of Co Chat Village

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Nestled on the banks of the gentle Ninh River in Nam Dinh City, the village of Co Chat in Phuong Dinh commune, Truc Ninh district, is famous for its sericulture. The village is about 20km from the center of Nam Dinh city. According to the annals of this village, its Pho Quang pagoda practices Buddhism […]

Portraits of the Indochinese 140 years ago

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Annam’s (Vietnam today) beauty queen, the princess of Cambodia and Indians in Saigon are impressive portraits of the residents in Indochina before 1880. These photos come from the photo collection “The trip from Egypt to Indochina” (Voyage de l’ Egypte à l’ Indochine) by two photographers Hippolyte Arnoux and Emile Gsell, published in 1880.   […]

Ha Giang’s beauty by black and white photos

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Located in northeastern Vietnam, Ha Giang Province is a bliss for inlet lovers, trekkers and eco-tourists. Flanked by a Lo River and a Mien River, dominated by a peaks of a Tay Con Linh and Kieu Lieu Ti, a province’s landscape is spectacular, with a many high hilly summits, a distinguished limestone formations and a […]

Sunset in Vietnam through the eyes of foreigners

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Through the lens of international amateur photographers, sunset scenes in all regions of the country is so simple and profound After spending most of the 20th century either under colonial control or armed conflict, Vietnam enters the new century as one of the most dynamic economies in Asia. With trade, capital flows, and growth shifting […]

Early 20th century Vietnam in photos

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Vietnam’s beauty in the early 20th century was featured through photos taken by several foreign photographers in 1915 and 1916. The photos included in a collection were taken under sponsorship of Albert Kahn (1860 – 1940) who was a French banker and philanthropist. In 1909, Kahn travelled with his chauffeur and photographer, Alfred Dutertre to […]