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Thank you for your comments on the beautiful butterfly.

This is the last photo of my trip to Vietnam (March-April 2010).
It ends with some questions: what will those two boysís future going to be like? In 50 years time, when they reach my age, will their children still be going home in the evening riding a water buffalo after a day working in the fields? Will the traditional way of life I saw, going to be replaced by a more materialistic one?

V2 and V3 show the frenzy on the streets of Ho Chi Minh City. It is spreading throughout Vietnam.

If you want to see the unspoilt Vietnam, go there as soon as you can.

Many thanks to all of you and especially to those who followed this long series from the start.

A special thank you to my friend Loc who took me to some fantastic places and enabled me to meet all those lovely and friendly people I photographed.

Hoping youíll enjoy these last photos and have a look at the previous up-loads,


Tags: Photo journalism Boys Water buffalo Landscape and travel Portraits and people Bac kan province North east vietnam Ba be national park

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CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
4 Jan 2011 5:23PM
Thank you so much for a wonderful series, Jean-Noel, I have learnt so much about Vietnam from your stunning images. Carol

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MalcolmM Plus
11 551 5 Scotland
4 Jan 2011 5:24PM
This has been a great series, thanks for excellent images shown & info. given.
Alvar 9 23 2 France
4 Jan 2011 5:40PM
Lovely shot Well done.
4 Jan 2011 5:48PM
3 Excellent Capturs well dune
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
4 Jan 2011 5:54PM
Bloody Marvellous.
jayatu 5 India
4 Jan 2011 6:20PM
v1 is really sweet.
4 Jan 2011 6:48PM
Superb images.

moiral 6 12 Scotland
4 Jan 2011 6:53PM
This series of shots of Vietnam have a joy to follow. Allowed us an insight into a culture, that we would not have had the privelige of otherwise having. Thank you so much for giving us that opportunity. Moira
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2011 7:16PM
Again another good set, and V1 is an outstanding image of their life.. that they live...happily
BarbAnna 6 1 England
4 Jan 2011 7:41PM
A lovely set of images. I love V1 and the joy on the little boy's face. Excellent!
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
4 Jan 2011 7:45PM
Scary traffic and a great image of the future

7 10 10 England
4 Jan 2011 8:39PM
Many thanks or all the beautiful images you have shared with us - hope the two boys can continue to enjoy the simple things.
Excellent set. Beautifully captured moments.
Regards, Oleg.
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
4 Jan 2011 10:13PM
" Taxi " excellent Jean. Ron.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
5 Jan 2011 12:08AM
Looving v1-- V2 amd # could be anywhere!

Its been a great series! Wonderful images and stories to illuminate , for me, a place I will probably never see!

Thank you!

taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
5 Jan 2011 12:09AM
Award is for the entire series!

again, thank you!
cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 26 Northern Ireland
5 Jan 2011 8:08AM
Think V2 stands out today...well captured
Ray42 8 3 England
5 Jan 2011 8:49AM
AN excellent set - congratulations on the well deserved UA
10 12 1 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2011 2:14PM
Very the Ist shot the best.

Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
5 Jan 2011 6:39PM
A super trio of shots here.

Best Matt
Nikola 6 1 India
6 Jan 2011 9:52AM
An excellent set of images and presentation, thank you very much for your uploads, came to learn a lot about Vietnam from your gallery. Surely would love to visit there and for sure you were lucky to be there. Wish you more of such travels and captures.
Regards Uttam
Thank you.
A special thank you to Jennnn (taggart) for the UA.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
24 Jan 2011 10:32PM
A fine finale to this fascinating series of images on Vietnamese rural life
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2011 6:43PM
These three images epitomise the way life is in certain parts of the world.
Thank god the conflict ended in the peninsular


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