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Hoi An, Vietnam: Basket Boats by Ximena Olds  
   

Hoi An, Vietnam: Basket Boats by Ximena Olds

Hoi An, Vietnam: Basket Boats

May 8th 2018
Considered one of the most interesting and instantly recognizable creations of Vietnamese people, Basket Boats are known locally as “Thung Chai” or “Thuyen Thung”. They are very important to the local fishermen in the central coastal regions of Vietnam. Affectionately referred to as the “Right Arm” of the fisherman and the “Child” of the mother boats, “Thuyen Thung” is ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Quảng Nam » Hoi An

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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