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Lenin stream & hat of ethnic minority people  
   

Lenin stream & hat of ethnic minority people

Pác Bó is the area where Hồ Chí Minh lived during 1941 and 1942. The stream was given a name by him as "Lenin stream", and the mountain in the background was called "Karl Marx mountain". I am wearing a traditional hat of the Nùng ethnic minority people in North East Vietnam. The layer on inner side of the hat is made of banana leaves. (Mặt trong của nón dân tộc Nùng là lá chuối).
Bản Giốc waterfall (North East - Part 4)

June 8th 2012
Day 2 & Day 3 of the 4 day North East trip (29 & 30 May) - We left Chợ Rã town near Ba Bể lake at 5:30am and traveled up north to Bản Giốc waterfall on the Vietnam – China border line. We were all excited as we would experience the most interesting part of the trip. After having breakfast on the top of Đèo Gió pass, we moved on to Cao Bằng town along Highway No. 3. We got to Cao B ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Northeast » Cao Bang

Vietnamese Flag The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
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