12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Another aspect of Hoi An

"How long have you two been cutting fish nest for?" - "Our families both have generations of getting our hand wet on all sort of farming; from the golden paddy fields that we just harvested last month, to these traditional fish nests." "Since it's generational, have you ever wished to do on something else other than agriculture?" - " Yea, when we were your age, we had all kind of ambitions. But since we dropped out from school at such young ages, our ambitions will forever remain ambitions. However, for now, we quite enjoy doing this. We've been witnessing the rapid changes of the country, it's important to preserve and remain the agricultural background of Vietnam. Don't you think? Are you from abroad? " "No, I'm 100% Viet"

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Hoi An, Vietnam
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Anh My Tran