Photography – Vietnamese

The Vietnamese people or the Kinh people are an Austroasiatic ethnic group originating from present-day northern Vietnam and

Photography - Vietnam

southern China. They are the majority ethnic group of Vietnam, comprising 86% of the population as of the 1999 census, and are officially known as Kinh to distinguish them from other ethnic groups in Vietnam. The earliest recorded name for the ancient Vietnamese people appears as “Lạc”.

Although geographically and linguistically labeled as Southeast Asians, long periods of Chinese domination and influence have placed the Vietnamese culturally closer to East Asians, or more specifically their immediate northern neighbors, the Southern Chinese and other tribes within the South China. The word Việt is shortened from Bách Việt, a name used in ancient times. Nam means “south”.

If regarded as a single ethnic group, the Vietnamese constitute one of the world’s largest with 77 million people……Read More

Saigon - Vietnam

Saigon – Vietnam

My Tho (Mekong) - Vietnam

My Tho (Mekong) – Vietnam

My Tho (Mekong) - Vietnam

My Tho (Mekong) – Vietnam

Hue - Vietnam

Hue – Vietnam

 

Photography - Vietnam

Ben Tre (Mekong) – Vietnam

Photography - Vietnam

Marble Mountain (Danang) – Vietnam

Photography - Vietnam

Hoi An – Vietnam

Images By Adam Hurley

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