A story is sometimes more effectively told in pictures. Not that I’m the greatest photographer in the world, but here are my candid shots of our visit to a floating fishing village in the Bai Tu Long Bay area of Ha Long Bay:
Eventually we round a bend and VOILA! There it is.. the floating village! Home to approximately 160 individuals.
Below are some shots of activity around this little village.
The school house. Notice the partition. The teacher/s use the other side for their living quarters.
Our hosts shared a drink made by steeping a root (I can’t recall the name) in water; perhaps it was some kind of local “tea”. It was supposedly very potent with medicinal purposes. I wish I’d taken note of the details.