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VIETNAM 2013 #163

Taken from a bridge on Highway DT 768 about 45 miles (73km) North of Ho Chi Minh City. Tri An Reservoir (Ho Tri An) is a huge artificial lake in the province of Dong Nai.

La Nga is a floating village. The inhabitants make a living from aquaculture or rather are trying to make a living. For quite a few years aquatic breeding is facing difficulties. There are many reasons for this state of affairs: weather conditions (less predictable rainfall and more intense weather systems), diseases killing fish because of polluted water coming from a nearby sugar factory.

On top of that, the price of the food for the fish keeps on increasing but the the breeders can only sell their fish at a low price.

Letís hope that the men in the photos got a good catch on the day I was photographing them.

Tags: Boats Vietnam Landscape and travel Floating village Tri an reservoir Dong nai province HIGHWAY DT 768 LA NGA

Voters: jovanovic, ColleenA, Badgerfred and 20 more

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ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
24 Nov 2013 6:34PM
4 great captures, not sure if I could live on the water like interesting narrative as usual

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JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 6:35PM
Lovely interesting shots
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
24 Nov 2013 7:00PM
Excellent capture and informative narrative Jean- Noel.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2013 7:55PM
I do see a difference in the country between the war torn South and apart from Hanoi, the unscathed North

debu 6 India
24 Nov 2013 10:53PM
Lovely set of images.
viscostatic 10 34 5 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2013 7:03PM


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