Sau Village is a rarity in Vietnam. Around 200 families live almost untouched by rampant urbanization. Visit before it disappears into the mists of time.
|Sunlight streams through trees into fields where cattle are let graze. The village is several hundred years old and home to 200 farmer families.|
|Children ride bicycles on a bamboo lined road in the village.|
|A man sitting with a conical hat on a rock beside a stream watches a woman walk across a bamboo bridge with a baby in her arms.|
|Rudimentary boats gather on the shores of the Thuong River. Locals use these boats to catch seafood and earn or augment their daily income.|
|After harvesting, farmers store straw to feed their cattle during the cold season.|
|A woman smiles while collecting straw on a sunny autumn afternoon. With most rural areas resorting to agricultural mechanization, such images from Sau Village leave an unforgettable impression on the viewer.|
|An old woman dressed in typical countryside attire gets ready to sweep her yard. Her smile for the camera reveals teeth lacquered black, a practice no longer in vogue.|