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VIETNAM--Part 12

Vietnam, part 11

OUTSIDE HOI AN, TOWARDS MY SON


In This Photo You Can See Rice-Growing In Four Different Stages: Land Preparation, Early Seedling Growth, Transplanted Seedlings, and Mature Rice Ready for Harvesting


Ducks Being Herded Through the Rice Paddies



Water Buffaloes Are Still Used to Pull Traditional Plows to Prepare the Soil for Planting


Fishing Takes Tools: A Boat (In the Front, Of Course) And a Net (In the Background)


A Closer View of One of the Huge Nets Used for Fishing in the Thu Bon River In and Around Hoi An


A Train Crossing in the Countryside


Family Graves Are Placed in the Middle of Their Ricefields, Oriented According to the Directions of Geomancers


The Countryside Is Unbelievably Green...


...Green...


...GREEN!!!


Help Us Decide...


...Which of These Photos...


...Should Be Included in the Final Site...


...To Show How GREEN It Is!


These Road Construction Workers Wouldn't Let Me Pass Without Taking a Photo of Them


Many Family Homes Have Gates Like These Identifying Their "Turf"


Tobacco and Red Chili Peppers Are Common Crops, Left Out to Dry in the Sun During the Hottest Part of the Day


But Rice Is Certainly the Main Crop; Farmers Transplanting Young Shoots Is a Common Sight


Farmers Winnowing the Harvested Rice At the Side of the Road

 

Vietnam, Part 13


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