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VIETNAM 2013 #78

Along the network of waterways between Ca Mau City and the Mui Ca Mau, the last village at the very tip of Vietnam, there are villages, hamlets and isolated houses.

There are a few stone houses built during French Colonial but most building are made of corrugated iron. The more recent houses are made of bricks.

I had not realised that so many people live in such remote areas. On two occasions, the boat stopped in the middle of nowhere and passengers boarded a small boat which took them to their house on a narrow waterway.

There are environmental problem for parts of the region as the land is sinking
LINK if interested

Tags: Waterway Speed boat Vietnam Mekong delta Landscape and travel CA MAU PROVINCE CA MAU TOWN TO CAPE MUI CA MAU NATIONAL PARK

Voters: Richsr, CarolG, MalcolmM and 24 more

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CarolG 12 199 20 Greece
13 Aug 2013 8:39AM
What a wonderful little house in V.1, Jean-Noel, I could quite happily live there Smile Carol

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Richsr 12 91 223 England
13 Aug 2013 8:39AM
A good set of documentry image from there JN,
Regards Richard
cats_123 Plus
15 4.9k 28 Northern Ireland
13 Aug 2013 9:15AM
Great river set GrinGrin
boov 6 2 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 12:06PM
Super series...
moiral 9 12 Scotland
13 Aug 2013 3:09PM
Nice set of shots showing how the local people live. Moira
richmowil Plus
10 369 2 England
13 Aug 2013 4:03PM

Quote:Great river set GrinGrin

I agree - Great work JN.
Maiwand 12 3 73 England
13 Aug 2013 4:35PM
They must be a very hardy group of people Jean-Noel to live with such basic facilities.GrinGrinGrin
craggwildlifephotography Junior Member 11 137 1 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 10:01PM
makes us realise how lucky we all are..

well taken set

abeeror2 7 23 Australia
13 Aug 2013 11:06PM
Superb set!
CaroleS Plus
9 440 3 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 7:43AM
Such a dainty house in V1Smile

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