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Raw golden silk in Vietnam, waiting to be spun.

Spun Gold

Elizabeth Briel - ebriel [964]

I travel to drink in the world through all my senses. When I saw this rough golden silk in Hanoi I had to touch it. The strands of silk felt like dried grass under my fingers, and I bought two yards...

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Fashion | Sports | Shopping | Art
This is the view over the lake from Tabo Cottages in Danau Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia.

Danau Toba looks like Switzerland

Elke Wojtenek - elke [161]

This beautiful island in a volcanic lake in the Sumatran highlands reminded me of Switzerland: mountains, jodeling, etc

Destinations: Turkey | Indonesia | Indochina | Singapore | Vietnam | Hong Kong | Thailand
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Festivals | Women & Travel | Music | Traditions | Food | Culture | People | Photography | Beaches & Resorts | Fashion | Shopping
A barbershop on the streets of Hanoi

The Streets of Hanoi

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Crossing the street in Hanoi is an act of faith and an experience you won't ever forget.

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Travel | Adventure | 20th Century History | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Food | Economy | People | Fashion | Shopping | For Kids | Architecture
Pagong's exclusive kimono silk shirt with vintage flower design

Silk Buying in Asia

victor wong - mucuna [3,265]

Buying silk in Kyoto, Yogyakarta, Kuching, Chiang Mai and Hanoi is fun.

Destinations: Malaysia | Indonesia | Thailand | Japan | Vietnam
Topics: Fashion | Shopping | Traditions
Peach Flowers of Tet - Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Tet- New Year, Ancient Customs

Ha Pham - PhamHa [279]

For the Vietnamese people, Tet is the most sacred time of the year. Tet is also time to reflect on the spiritual life. Tet- New Year, Ancient Customs

Destinations: Vietnam
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Farmer in Northern Vietnam - Copywrite Brenda Sunno

Do You Know How Vietnamese People Cultivate Wet Rice?

Pham Ha - lux4lux [1,441]

It is not until you actually take off your shoes, roll up your trousers and muck in that you really appreciate the skill and energy required to harvest rice.

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Adoption | Travel | Adventure | Literature | Women & Travel | 20th Century History | Music | Art | Economy | Photography | People | Beaches & Resorts | Religion | Performing Arts | Fashion | Sports | War & Conflict | Shopping | Ancient History | National Parks | Festivals | Animals | Traditions | Ecotourism | Martial Arts | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | Agriculture | For Kids | Architecture
Installation of Batik sculpture in the lobby of the Sapa Hotel

100% Vietnamese Elegance

Elizabeth Briel - ebriel [964]

St. Joseph's cathedral in Hanoi is a popular meeting-place for locals and tourists alike. There's a sea of stationary motorbikes parked in front every evening, and as boutiques shut their doors,...

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Fashion | Art | Traditions
Indigo batik on embroidered cotton. The indigo has bled during repeated washes, reducing the contrast.    Batik "resist" designs are created by drawing with hot wax onto fabric. The fabric is immersed into dye, then the wax is removed, leaving the undyed parts visible.

Indigo, Hemp & Batik (photo-essay)

Elizabeth Briel - ebriel [964]

Many travelers are captivated by the unique traditional fabrics in the hilltribe regions of SE Asia. Here's a selection of images from the H'mong of northern Vietnam.

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Economy | Culture | Travel | People | Agriculture | Fashion | Traditions | Nature | Shopping | Art | Ecotourism
Kuala Selangor Leaf Monkeys

Kuala Selangor Fireflies

fareeda alhady - aginghippie [80]

Travelogue with loads of pix. Enjoy!

Destinations: Malaysia | Turkey | Indonesia | Macau | Singapore | Vietnam | Mongolia | Cambodia | Thailand | Japan | Bhutan
Topics: Travel | Festivals | Music | Ecotourism | Economy | Food | Culture | People | Photography | Beaches & Resorts | Fashion | Shopping | Nature
Cau Ngu parade in Phan Thiet

Whale Worship in Phan Thiet: Cau Ngu, Nghinh Ong and the Van Thuy Tu Temple

Adam Bray - kanzis_slave [1,618]

In the sleepy fishing town of Phan Thiet, Vietnam, ancient rites of whale worship take place in the elaborate Cau Ngu Festival and Nghinh Ong Ceremony. Often combined with the Chinese Quan Kong...

Destinations: Phan Thiet | Vietnam
Topics: Adventure | Festivals | Animals | Music | Art | Traditions | Culture | People | Religion | Fashion | Performing Arts
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