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One of the major attractions of Hoi An is the morning fish market situated on the bank of Thu Bon river, near the town centre. Go early, when the hectic activity begins and sample a slice of local life when the place becomes crowded and buzzing with life as the fishing boats arrive in numbers to unload the night's catch, ready for sale. The market is lively and conical hats are everywhere: the good, the bad and the ugly. It is full of sights, sounds, colors and smells. Everybody is busy doing something: selling, buying, hanging around, getting on and off the boat. It seems a sustainable industry and this similar scenes must have been repeated throughout the centuries, and by the time the sun is up the market is already at full swing.

This market is not only a great place to pick up local produce but also to people-watch and snap priceless photos of local life, a real photographer's delight. A fascinating place with so much going on. It's worthwhile to wake up before dawn and be part of the action, to mingle with the locals and capture the energy of the market while absorbing the unforgettable atmosphere. Truly a unique experience!

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  • Copyright: abmdsudi abmdsudi (abmdsudi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4289 W: 141 N: 9899] (42664)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2006-09-07
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/8, 1/80 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-09-15 7:35
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