The Road to Halong Bay | Vietnam

As I keep processing the photos from the trip to Vietnam, I wanted to share a couple more from the journey to Halong Bay. One of the good things about hiring a private driver in places like this is that you pretty much can stop anywhere you want—and that’s exactly what our group did.

After a couple of days in busy Hanoi, I was ready for some landscape action. Halong Bay was phenomenal but I was also eager to see more of the small villages and the people from the countryside.

The photos below were made during quick stops for visiting just some of these off-the-beaten-path locations and people. Like everywhere I went in Vietnam, in the Halong Bay area the kindness and openness of the locals amazed me. I wish I’d had more time to stay around longer.

DINH TO, VIETNAM - CIRCA SEPTEMBER 2014: Dinh To village, in the Vietnamese Countryside (Daniel Korzeniewski)

VIET HUNG, VIETNAM - CIRCA SEPTEMBER 2014:  Vietnamese woman in a local market from the Viet Hung village  in Vietnam (Daniel Korzeniewski)

VIET HUNG, VIETNAM - CIRCA SEPTEMBER 2014:  Vietnamese women seating on a typical vegetable store on the streets of the Viet Hung village  in Vietnam (Daniel Korzeniewski)

VIETNAM - CIRCA SEPTEMBER 2014:  Vietnamese women harvesting rice in the countryside. (Daniel Korzeniewski)

VIET HUNG, VIETNAM - CIRCA SEPTEMBER 2014:  Portrait of vietnamese kids from a kindergarden at the Viet Hung village  in Vietnam (Daniel Korzeniewski)

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