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  • flower hmong

  •     The Hmong people belong to one of the largest ethnic minorities in Vietnam and are mainly living in the mountainious north of the country. The history of the hmong is based on unwritten oral tradition so it's not 100% clear where they have their origin. The hmong people are distinguished on t[...]
  • rice farmer.

  •     "Luck is like having a rice dumpling fly into your mouth" This is a saying i heard during my trip throughsomewhere....can't remember where. It came into my mind while doing the pp of this portrait. I was aware of knowing how much work it is to cultivate rice. Most of it is very hard physic[...]
  • pig's crossing.

  •     “I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.” ― Winston Churchill   I haven't got much to tell about that picture i'm afraid. I was still doing my little trekking tour through the vienamese highlands in Lao Chai. After getting my goods from t[...]
  • rice farm

  •     In the valleys of the northern vietnamese highlands i found the famous rice fields i was already simmering for before i left for my trip to Vietnam. At the beginning of May they were just starting to till the fields. In the North they are only able to reap the fields just once a year. The eve[...]
  • black hmong

  •           My first day in the northern vietnamese highlands started with a lot of wet from above. After a coffee and a little patience i headed to a trekking tour through the surroundings of Sapa. I was constantly in company of some black hmong ladies. (I will tell more about[...]