VietNamNet Bridge – Dao San, a market located in the northern mountains at an elevation of 1,500m, is not only a rendezvous for local people to meet each other, trade agricultural products and make friends, but also an exciting destination for visitors to the province of Lai Chau.
|Basket case: Traditional products made from rattan and bamboo are for sale in Dao San Market.
Located around 50 kilometres from the centre of Lai Chau Province, the market gathers many people from the ethnic minority groups of Mong, Ha Nhi, Dao and Thai who come from the province’s Phong Tho District.
The two-hour drive from Lai Chau City to Dao San Market allows visitors to contemplate the stunning peaceful scenes of the province. They may pass by spectacular terraced fields, romantic bridges suspended over Nam Cung Stream that lead to pretty villages or evergreen gardens of bananas and corns. Continue reading “Dao San Market: Panorama of Lai Chau life”