Bát Xát, the westernmost district in Lào Cai Province, is where the Red River starts. Bát Xát has long been on must-see lists for the northwest, boasting magnificent mountains, clean air, and colourful ethnic minorities.
Choosing the job of teacher in a poor remote area, the women accept difficulties and hard work.
Si Ma Cai District in Lào Cai is often called the twin sister of Sa Pa.
The health of children in Việt Nam has by and large recorded considerable improvements in recent years. However, these improvements disproportionately tend to occur in delta regions with better economic condition, while children in remote areas with a high concentration of ethnic minority groups continue to lag behind.
Shy young children often hide their faces with their hands when they meet new people. They refuse to talk to strangers and run away when unknown people try to photograph them. Their parents are also reserved. But if you are kind to them and are really interested in their lives, they open their hearts to you.