16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The shyness of smile

An old H'mong woman with full wrinkle on her face, she is quite shy in front of the camera. There are 54 different ethnic minority groups inhabiting Vietnam with different culture and habit. The Kinh people account for nearly 90 percents of Vietnam's total population. Major ethnic minority groups include the H'Mong, Tay, Muong, Dao, Khmer,...Most of ethnic groups live in midland and mountain areas, we can easily meet a lot of ethnic people in Sapa some other provinces in west-north of Vietnam

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Sapa, Vietnam
Camera: sd Quattro
Copyright: © Nguyen Dang Tam