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Bac Ha Market, North Vietnam.

Submitted by on 09/02/2010 – 10:04 am8 Comments

As promised this is the second in a series of  Full Width Photo Essay‘s I’ll be doing. This time it’s of Bac Ha Market in the far North-west corner of Vietnam, far off of the usual tourist trail and closer to China than Hanoi. This set of travel pictures shows the local hill tribes at their best.

<<Previous Photo Essay – Jungle Trekking Chiang Mai.

A horse cuts it way through the busy market, Bac Ha Vietnam.

1. A horse cuts it way through the busy Bac Ha market, Vietnam.

Bac Ha Market: A lone woman looks deep in thought. Vietnam

2. A lone woman stands deep in thought.

Bac Ha Market : A horse and cart arrive to carry the heavy stuff back into the hills. Vietnam

3. A horse and cart arrive to carry the heavy stuff back into the hills.

Bac Ha Market : Colourful women selling chilli's and gossiping. Vietnam

4. Colourful women selling chilli's and gossiping.

Bac Ha Market : The pigs try to make a run for it at the livestock section. Vietnam

5. The pigs try to make a run for it at the livestock section

Bac Ha Market : Puppies and pigs all packe up and ready to go home. Vietnam

6. Puppies and pigs all packed up and ready to go home.

Bac Ha Market : Woman selling ducklings... Vietnam

7. Woman selling ducklings...

Bac Ha Market : Hill tribe women shopping for fabric... The louder the better. Vietnam

8. Hill tribe women shopping for fabric... The louder the better.

Bac Ha Market : A boy and his mother enjoy some Melon while waiting for a bus. Vietnam

9. A boy and his mother enjoy some Melon while waiting for a bus.

Bac Ha Market : Two men get ready for the off, There's 20 pigs on each bike! Vietnam

10. Two men get ready for the off, There's 20 pigs on each bike!

(Next Photo Essay: Bangkok, Thailand>>

If you’ve been to the Market at Bac Ha and have a picture you’d like to share please add the link in the comments section and it will magically appear, I’ll link back to you also… Mucho Mucho Love…

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