Wednesday, November 12, 2008

More Photos (III) of Hanoi, Vietnam (October 30-31, November 1-3, 2008)

A reconstructed communal house of the Bahnar ethnic minority, at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. Vietnam is home to 54 different ethnic groups, belonging to five ethnolinguistic families.
Can you spot the bicycle beneath all of these baskets?!
Water puppetry originated in the wet rice fields of northern Vietnam and dates back to the first century; today, it's considered a national folk art
A man paints a pillar inside Bach Ma Pagoda, Hanoi's oldest place of worship
Carved door panels close off the upstairs balcony of the restored Memorial House in Hanoi's Old Quarter
Colorful "propaganda art" for sale in the Old Quarter

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