Throughout South East Asia, the motorbike (or scooter) is an essential mode of transport for everyone. It is able to weave through tight and congested roads carrying everything from a whole family to goods and even pigs.
Crossing the street can be difficult, but for locals, there is no time to waste waiting for traffic to die down in order to cross the street. You just cross and the drivers will adapt.
Street vendors taking advantage of the lull to take a break from the heat.
Located in the heart of the city, this public place is often visited by both tourists and locals. The busy roads on either side of the lake are closed off during weekends to make room for the night market
Every vista we've seen while driving through this province had amazing views of rice paddies / terraces against limestone mountains. Named as the poorest province in Viet Nam, the locals living here were some of the most hospitable.
One of many ethnic minorities in Ha Giang carrying goods in her rattan backpack.
Kids playing with a wheel barrow after the morning market has shut down in the rural village of Mèo Vạc.
As we walked out of our homestay, this little girl's only knowledge of english were the words, "Hello, Sister." She and many other curious kids had gathered outside our homestay looking to interact and play.
A typical view in the northern provinces of Viet Nam.
Just outside of the Imperial City of Huế, the river and the delta are lined with fishing villages and boats. They're usually left on the beach by the fishermen, ready to go for he next morning. This particular fisherman owned 4 other boats scattered in different parts of the beach.
A woman sets her goods down, getting ready to set up shop as the night rolls in the historic town of Hội An
This small village community 30km outside of Ha Noi teaches, mainly the disabled (deaf and blind), with skills on how to make brooms in order to earn money to live a normal life.
On our way out of another village, a man met us with a smile and waved us goodbye.