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Jan 6, 2012 - Pa Then looms & Agritourist village

We left Bac Quang, our overnight stay and headed to Tan Trinh, the home of the Pa Then. Tan Trinh is in Bac Quang (Vietnamese: Bắc Quang),a district (huyện) of Ha Giang Province in the northeastern region of Vietnam. We visited a vocational school with about 13 looms. The school started in about 2008. We were met at the village entrance by the organizer and led to the learning area. We walked into the girls preparing their costumes and setting up their looms. It seems that this particular school for today was called into session just for...

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Mar 27, 2011 - Bac Ha Market

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND Bac Ha is a town with a very relaxed, unhurried feel, compared to Sapa. It is a municipal centre for the surrounding districts so it has some very solid looking communist-inspired government buildings, and low rise concrete buildings that house shops, offices and small hotels. It is possible to walk the streets without being hassled by hawkers. On Sundays it comes alive with the weekly market that starts in a large town square but spills into the neighbouring streets. It is rumoured that Bac Ha’s market is one of the most...

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Mar 26, 2011 - Can Cau Market

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND The Flower H’mong and Blue H’mong trek into Can Cau for their weekly Saturday morning markets. There are semi-permanent market stalls that spill down the steep sides of the valley 12km north of the town of Bac Ha, and very near the Chinese border. The animals are offered for sale in the lowest part of the market, the cookhouses sit higher up the slope and the produce, clothing, tools and farming implements are arranged on tables under blue tarpaulin roofs on the level of the muddy road. Few outsiders venture this far from...

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