Buckwheat flowers bloom in Ha Giang

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Last update 11:34 | 05/12/2017

Tourists often flock to Ha Giang from October to December in order to see the fields of buckwheat flowers that has become the province’s signature. 

The locals plant the flowers everywhere, from the slopes of the mountains to the deep valley, under the winding mountain passes. Tiếp tục đọc “Buckwheat flowers bloom in Ha Giang”

Alpine ethnic people in Vietnam (8-part series)

Alpine ethnic people in Vietnam – P1: Leading lives aloft

Tuoi Tre News

Updated : 06/04/2017 11:40 GMT + 7

Members of an ethnic minority group in the northern Vietnamese province of Ha Giang, home to the UNESCO-recognized Dong Van Karst Plateau, have settled in fortress-like stone houses atop mountains for generations.

During a recent trip to Ha Giang Province, a Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper reporter visited some of the nearly 100 mountain-top hamlets in Dong Van and Meo Vac Districts where Mong ethnic minority people still reside. Tiếp tục đọc “Alpine ethnic people in Vietnam (8-part series)”

Flax weaving by Mong ethnics in Dong Van Karst Plateau

Last update 15:07 | 15/06/2017

For generations, the Mong ethnic minority group in the Dong Van Karst Plateau, northern Ha Giang province, has woven threads made of flax plant into colourful fabrics.

Dried flax plants are used to make threads.
A Mong woman uses a special technique to connect different flax strands into a long thread. Tiếp tục đọc “Flax weaving by Mong ethnics in Dong Van Karst Plateau”