PHOTOS: The Faces Of Rural Vietnam

vietnam man riding a bull

Photo: Bob Ramsak/Flickr

Vietnam is home to nearly 92 million people and at least seven ethnic groups.Nearly 70 per cent of the country’s population lives in tiny towns or rural areas. 

Photographer Bob Ramsak visited Vietnam in 2010 and captured the daily lives of its rural citizens. He was kind enough to share his photos with us.

A women sells her wares in a Sapa marketplace.

Source: Bob Ramsak

This elderly woman is rowing down Ngo Dong River.

Source: Bob Ramsak

He's got a pretty sweet ride, shown here in Hoa Lu.

Source: Bob Ramsak

Another form of transportation.

Source: Bob Ramsak

Ramsak photographed these children near Mu Cang Chai, Vietnam.

Source: Bob Ramsak

A woman and baby sit in Sapa.

Source: Bob Ramsak

An enthusiastic woman hawked her products in a Sapa marketplace.

Source: Bob Ramsak

An unsmiling woman sits in a Sapa marketplace.

Source: Bob Ramsak

That's quite a load to carry.

These women gathered at the community rice distribution centre in Nghia Lo.

Source: Bob Ramsak

A hair stylist received curbside salad service, according to Ramsak.

Source: Bob Ramsak

A primary school teacher instructs her English class.

Source: Bob Ramsak

A woman sells her vegetables in Nghia Lo.

Source: Bob Ramsak

Two women riding around the streets of Nghia Lo.

Source: Bob Ramsak

One man enjoyed a street shave on the streets of Nghia Lo.

Source: Bob Ramsak

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