18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The old Lady sells bananas

The image of street vendors has long been an indispensable culture and memory when talking about Vietnam.Behind the bamboo frames are the destinies, the livelihood, the honest work, which contains the dreams of so many families. They can be the uninhibited women or the father to burden, the economic pillar for the whole family. Street vendors can sell snacks: fruit cakes, vermicelli, pho ... or are the seasonal specialties apple, plum, lychee, longan, nuggets, lotus ... Even though it's just simple dishes, but it also brings with the unique culinary style of each region.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Hoi An, Vietnam
Camera: E-M5
Copyright: © Alex Cao