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  House of the Hmong people, Sapa, Vietnam
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  • House of the Hmong people, Sapa, Vietnam - Sa Pa
      House of the Hmong people, Sapa, Vietnam
    by victorwkf
  • Village House Visit - Sa Pa
  • Village House Visit - Sa Pa
  • Village House Visit - Sa Pa
  • Village House Visit - Sa Pa
 

Usually the trekking trips in Sapa will include one or more village house visit (some trips even allow you to stay overnight and mingle with the ethnic minority people). You will notice that the houses in the village are very simple and made mainly of wood. Most of them do not have electricity and the whole family lives in the small house. Food is also stored here and there are no doors seperating the kitchen. It is very basic and not very hygienic as the locals are still very poor. Besides the above, I also managed to see how the house owner (Hmong people) dye her clothes in a big bucket of indigo dye obtained from the Indigo plant (see photo).

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  • Written Jan 16, 2007
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