Mong man turns home into business

Last update 09:00 | 04/02/2018

VietNamNet Bridge – Y Ty Commune in Bat Xat District, in the northern province of Lao Cai, has become a new tourist destination for domestic and foreign visitors.

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Happy days: A Ho (third from left) with a group of tourists on top of Nhiu Co San Mountain. VNS Photos Cao Huong

Many locals have been exploiting natural and cultural advantages to develop their business.

With agility and intelligence, 33-year-old Sung A Ho, a resident of Ngai Cho Village, was one of the first to offer a homestay service in the commune.

The first impression that people have of Ho is that of a friendly and frank man. Born into a poor family with eight children, he did not have the resources to go to school. He cannot read or write, but that has not stopped him from earning a stable living.

“My family used to be very poor,” he said. “We had to work on terraced rice and maize fields throughout the year. Sometimes when we did not have a good harvest, we had to eat cassava instead of rice or maize.” Tiếp tục đọc “Mong man turns home into business”

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”

Visit Mang Mu in pour water season

Last update 16:23 | 23/05/2017

Lying on a high mountain, Mang Mu is considered an ideal place to contemplate the panorama of Mu Cang Chai in Yen Bai province, especially in the pour water or rice harvest season.

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Mang Mu comprises two hamlets of Mang Mu A and Mang Mu B in Mo De village, Mu Cang Chai district.mang mu in pour water season hinh 2
They are the poorest in Mu Cang Chai district. The only path leading to the hamlets is very twisty and muddy. Tiếp tục đọc “Visit Mang Mu in pour water season”