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Our favorite part of Vietnam, the people were friendly


Tom and guides with the broken down jeep

Fri Aug 11, 2000

Us on the road to the market

Fri Aug 11, 2000

Rice paddies and fields near on way to market past Bac Ha

Fri Aug 11, 2000

Hmong ethnic woman carrying her baby to market

Fri Aug 11, 2000

The colorful market

Fri Aug 11, 2000

Man selling hot! chile peppers

Fri Aug 11, 2000

Louisa tries on a traditional skirt

Fri Aug 11, 2000

Colorful Hmong women selling pieces of the traditional dress

Fri Aug 11, 2000

Men selling tobacco and smoking from water pipes

Fri Aug 11, 2000

Colorful women selling bright yarns

Fri Aug 11, 2000

The bright cloth and yarn that make their beautiful clothes

Fri Aug 11, 2000

Woman selling the rice 'wine'

Fri Aug 11, 2000

Louisa above the active traditional market

Fri Aug 11, 2000

Hmong women selling cucumbers along the road

Fri Aug 11, 2000

Terraced rice paddies

Sat Aug 12, 2000

The loud crowing rooster outside of our hotel room in Bac Ha



Rice fields surrounding Bac Ha

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Local boy ridinga water buffalo

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Louisa with children outside of their home in a field near Bac Ha

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Us in the middle of rice fields

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Louisa enjoying the hike

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Louisa trying to cross a stream

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Horses carrying the day's harvest out of the fields

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Vietnamese man in the corn field with his horses

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Hmong woman in the corn field about to head home with the horses

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Louisa with two hmong girls harvesting

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Us above the corn and rice fields near Bac Ha

Sat Aug 12, 2000

The fields covering hillsides

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Hmong woman with her youngest child in their home. She is making some of the petent corn 'wine' on the stove.

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Terraced fields go off into the distance

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Kids riding water buffalos home

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Water channelled through a pipe to power a small generator

Sat Aug 12, 2000

A family walks through the rice field to harvest for a few more hours after their dinner

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Live poultry for sale at the Bac Ha market

Sat Aug 12, 2000

More chickens for sale

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Tools, well parts of them anyway

Sat Aug 12, 2000

Dogs being transported to the market in Bac Ha

Sat Aug 12, 2000

View from our hotel room in Sapa

Sun Aug 13, 2000

Black Hmong girls inSapa

Sun Aug 13, 2000

Black hmong gathering in Sapa

Sun Aug 13, 2000

Us above Sapa

Sun Aug 13, 2000

Tom in the fountain above Sapa

Sun Aug 13, 2000

Rice field outside of Sapa

Mon Aug 14, 2000

Small Black Hmong girl in a field with a water buffalo

Mon Aug 14, 2000

Clever use of the streams to grind the rice

Mon Aug 14, 2000

The water power of the rice grinder

Mon Aug 14, 2000

Louisa surrounded by children in one of the villages outside of Bac Ha

Mon Aug 14, 2000

Louisa on a rickety wooden bridge

Mon Aug 14, 2000

Plentiful rice field

Mon Aug 14, 2000

Rice growing close to harvest

Mon Aug 14, 2000

Water buffalo cooling off in front of his family's home

Mon Aug 14, 2000

Landslide above Sapa

Mon Aug 14, 2000

Tom swimming in the idyllic swimming hole

Mon Aug 14, 2000

Waterfalll at the end of the swimming hole

Mon Aug 14, 2000

Mother pig with her 7 day old piglets at our family homestay one night out from Sapa

Tue Aug 15, 2000

View from our first homestay

Tue Aug 15, 2000

The kitchen of our first homestay

Tue Aug 15, 2000

Tom with tiny Lan, the 7 year old daughter of the family

Tue Aug 15, 2000

Us with the first homestay family

Tue Aug 15, 2000

Us with the first homestay family

Tue Aug 15, 2000

Looking at the waterfall that we swam under

Tue Aug 15, 2000

Boy riding water buffalo across river

Tue Aug 15, 2000

Dragonfly on a shirt

Tue Aug 15, 2000

Water wheel generator

Tue Aug 15, 2000

Women in the poorest village

Tue Aug 15, 2000

Louisa with children in the poorest village

Tue Aug 15, 2000

Rice paddies near poorest village

Tue Aug 15, 2000

Water pipes mini aqueducts made from bamboo

Tue Aug 15, 2000

Loc and Louisa with rice paddies

Tue Aug 15, 2000

Village nestled in the hills and paddies

Tue Aug 15, 2000

Us muddy from our hike

Wed Aug 16, 2000
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