This is the village house of a friend I met in Ben Tre South-west vietnam. This is a typical village house where we had to walk to using a narrow path suitable for only motorcycles and bicycles. It is a single storey wooden house with rooftops normally using leaves but because the leaves dont last, this house has it changed to the standard zinc roof. I find that it was hot inside since the roof is made of zinc. In Malaysia my country the village house of the Malays will normally be on stilts whereas the Chinese will be something similar to this. There is no proper toilet for this one and I had to "do it" at the stream at the back but for village people this is a common practise so they are used to it.
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Ola_Kwiatek (0) 2009-09-23 2:27
Very interesting village, interesting cottage, nice bicycle, very nice people. Good take.
jhm (137652) 2009-09-23 3:27
What a different between the Western world and the villages in Vietnam.
Excellent perspective through the nice choice of your angle.
You did very well you shows this house to the world, this is perfect.
Very well done, good landscape picture too. TFS.
Have a nice day,
jimmyjimmy (28) 2009-09-23 6:07
Like the image. Thanks for the story of the buildings. Sometimes the simpler way of life may be the best.....less stress.
AKITA (15125) 2009-09-23 15:50
a nice view shot of the quiet and tender house and surroundings.
the red wear girl and the blue bicycle in green circumstance are impressive.
very hot and wet climate look making people's life style so simple like this.
I like this feeling of slowly passing time.
dumbo (4541) 2009-11-11 4:10
What a nice little village. I like this composition and the good colors of the photo.
- Copyright: tan lc (lctan) (1061)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-09-06
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: CANON 500D, TAMRON 18-270 MM VC, 72 Hoya circular polariser HD
- Exposure: f/4.5, 1/60 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2009-09-23 1:35