Traditional laterite building and architect in Hanoi's suburb
6/25/2017 3:56:21 PM (GMT+7)
Laterite, a highly compacted and cemented type of soil and rock, has long been used for construction and sculpture in Thach That district, just 30 km away from Hanoi.

A glance at Tay Ninh, the capital of Caodaism
6/20/2017 10:23:08 AM (GMT+7)
Founded in 1926 in Tay Ninh province, the Caodaism worships the Divine Eye, known as the eye of heaven and a symbol of its supreme being. It is now the third largest religion in Vietnam.


 
Vegetable gardens green Truong Sa archipelago
6/16/2017 3:45:42 PM (GMT+7)
Braving harsh weather conditions, naval officers and soldiers in the island district of Truong Sa, the southern central province of Khanh Hoa, still plant vegetables so as to improve their meals.

Flax weaving by Mong ethnics in Dong Van Karst Plateau
6/15/2017 3:07:30 PM (GMT+7)
For generations, the Mong ethnic minority group in the Dong Van Karst Plateau, northern Ha Giang province, has woven threads made of flax plant into colourful fabrics.


 
Gongs – Echoes of Central Highlands forests & mountains
6/12/2017 4:08:59 PM (GMT+7)
Generations of ethnic groups in the Central Highlands have used gongs to convey their innermost sentiments and communicate with their deities.

Ho Dynasty Citadel - a stone wonder
6/9/2017 6:45:47 PM (GMT+7)
The Ho Dynasty Citadel was Vietnam’s capital under the Ho Dynasty (1398-1407). Located in Vinh Loc district, it is the only citadel in Vietnam built entirely of stones and remained nearly intact.


 
The wooden statues of the Central Highlands
6/8/2017 2:46:59 PM (GMT+7)
The Central Highlands of Vietnam is not only renowned for its culture of gongs and epics that the inhabitants tell by the fireside, but also for its wooden statues that are rustic and simple.

Innocence of Vietnam's mountainous children
6/3/2017 10:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
Despite the lack of material possessions, children in the northwest highlands region remain innocent with the friendliest of eyes and equally pleasant big bright positive optimistic smile on their face.


 
A tour around biggest ethnic market in Lai Chau
6/2/2017 11:05:58 AM (GMT+7)
San Thang kermis is the largest of its kind in Lai Chau, bringing together the Dao, Mong, Thai, Giay and Lu ethnic people from across the northern mountainous province.

Colorful flowers in Hanoi summer
5/28/2017 11:28:48 AM (GMT+7)
 The summer has arrived. Hanoi streets are becoming more and more colorful with the red of Flamboyant flowers, the yellow of Golden Shower flowers, and the purple of Crape-myrtle flowers.


 
A charming north-western region begins new rice season
5/24/2017 11:53:02 AM (GMT+7)
 May arrives with early summer rains starting to pour down, drawing water from the upper streams into the North-western region. Terraced rice fields take off their boring brown coat of winter to enter a new crop season.

Tua Chua Karst Plateau scenic drive
5/19/2017 6:19:02 PM (GMT+7)
An amateur photographer recently took a drive through the Tua Chua Karst Plateau and shared these beautiful images of the scenic plateau sandwiched between the high mountains of north-western Vietnam.


 

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