Across the country, the first month of the lunar year is considered the month of festivals. This is the time for the most unique festivals of Vietnam such as Huong Pagoda Festival (Perfume Pagoda), Yen Tu
Sapa is known as a highland town which is famous for the naturally breathtaking landscapes and the unique traditional customs. Today, we will become a tour guide to take you to Sapa and find out one of the most cultural characteristics of Hmong people, which is pulling wife or “wife catching”.
There’s a Hanoian saying that “Tụ thủy, tụ nhân” – where there are lakes, there will be crowds of people which is the reason why Hanoi has been the capital for over a thousand years. Numerous foreigners to Hanoi get amazed by the number of large lakes in the city. The capital with high population density where living area even seems to be limited still remains those large lakes. Hanoi has over 100 lakes ranging all around the city. Besides man-made lakes (Văn lake, Ngọc Khánh lake, Thành Công lake), there are spectacular natural lakes such as Restored Sword lake, West Lake, Trúc Bạch lake, Thiền Quang lake, etc. The five lakes including West Lake, Sword Lake, Bảy Mẫu, Ngọc Khánh, and Đồng Nhân lakes are the most well-known representing the five basic elements.