Phù Lãng ceramic village


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March 5th 2009
Published: March 5th 2009
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Wednesday 4 March 2009 - Myself and a tourist rented a car and traveled 67km to a ceramic village in Bắc Ninh province. In northern Vietnam, there are some famous ceramic villages like Bát Tràng, Chu Đậu, Thổ Hà, Phù Lãng etc. Before the trip, I got great advice from Executive Manager of the Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural Project about which village I should go, so I decided to choose Phù... Read Full Entry



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Mr. Cương's houseMr. Cương's house
Mr. Cương's house

I am holding a vase with picture of Hanoi's Old Quarter.
Mr. Cương's houseMr. Cương's house
Mr. Cương's house

Inside the huge kiln, we learned something interesting. Once a month, the house owner puts all the ceramic products into the kiln and burns for 48 hours with firewood.
Me at Phù Lãng ceramic villageMe at Phù Lãng ceramic village
Me at Phù Lãng ceramic village

I felt more comfortable walking around the village in this dress, as it had rained and the road was dirty. My Áo Dài (traditional dress) would have been ruined with the rain and the dirt.
Making ceramic productsMaking ceramic products
Making ceramic products

Clay is mixed with water and put into the machine.



5th March 2009

"where I did learn Vietnamese" now that is funny!

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