"Flower" Hmong Woman (Bac Ha, Vietnam)

Hmong "flowers clothes" woman at the Sunday market in Bac Ha (Vietnam).
This subgroup of ethnicity Hmong is named for the renowned sophistication of their tissues and of their garments, acterized by images that evoke the shapes and colors of the flowers.
Sunday market in Bac Ha isn't simply a place for buy and sell but also an opportunity for people from different ethnicities to come and meet, for relatives to reunite after a long time missing, for women to demonstrate their beautiful handmade traditional costumes and even for youngsters to find their dates.
To reach the Sunday colorful market, many ethnic vendors have to walk a long distance passing mountains and hills.

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