April 24, 2014

April 24, 2014

Homeward Bound

Photograph by Ng Yeow Kee

"Two Vietnamese ladies walk home along the popular sand dunes in Mui Ne in Phan Thiet, Vietnam," says Ng Yeow Kee, who submitted this photo to the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. "Mui Ne remains a must-see in Vietnam and is popular among tourists."

This photo and caption were submitted to the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.

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17 comments
Cameron Swanson
Cameron Swanson

Its a nice picture. it would be a shame if something happened to it.

M. Clendenen
M. Clendenen

I love the footprints, the white clothing, the hats, the baskets - this picture captures so much!

Joy Saldanha
Joy Saldanha

An impressive picture of sky,sand and the women. Getting the shot is the important thing, and some times it must be staged! At other times it all comes together, no problem. I feel the thing is, that its the result that  matters. Even when we know, one way or another.  j.e.s.........

Tom B
Tom B

I don't know about you guys, but I take public transport for granted when I see what other people have to travel across.

Jason P.
Jason P.

I agree with the comments about this being a setup shot with traditional wear. I was just there a week ago and the women that walk around selling things are dressed in old dirty clothes. The sand dunes are nothing special and the town of Mui Ne was horrible.

Đại Kỳ
Đại Kỳ

Never happen in real life! It's traditional wear, not for this kind of job, ridiculous set-up!

Tuấn Anh
Tuấn Anh

People here in Vietnam dont wear this to work ...

H Q
H Q

I did not see the description saying it was not a set-up scene. Definitely women would not wear ao-dai working like that! Oh, you saw only old women wearing dirty clothes there probably because you wore dirty clothes at that time, didn't you? For me, the sand dunes were amazing, and I did not see any old women in dirty clothes, only children with their smiles!

H Q
H Q

You did not see this scene but only saw old ladies with dirty clothes during your visit probably because you wore dirty clothes that time? For me, the sand dunes were amazing. And I did not see the description of the photo saying it was not a set-up scene.

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