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Dao Do's wedding

At 4 a.m, Tan May followed her family to the groom's house. When it was only 100 meters, the bride's family members stopped to adjust to their costumes. It was essential that the bride's face be covered by a scarf along the way to guard her from evils and misfortunes. May's wedding was held followed complicated rituals and rules of Dao Do Ethnic minority in Vietnam.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2020
Date Uploaded: 08.2020
Photo Location: Lai Chau, Vietnam
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Le Thatha