round boat - thúng chai - coracle - vietnam

Round basket boat - Thúng chai (Vietnam)

A Thúng chai is a boat made of a bamboo mesh.­

asian woman asian women bamboo basket boat coracle river round boat thung chai thúng chai two water

Photos from of my 30-day trip around Vietnam in November 2005.­

You can also check these smaller selections of photos on selected subjects:

- Tribe people of Vietnam: A selection of my best photos of Tribe people from Northern Vietnam.­

- Markets of Vietnam.

- Tiết canh (raw blood soup).

- Road construction in Vietnam.

- Spaying a piglet.

its called a round bamboo coracle. i only know it's in vietnam
Hi Does anyone happen to know the name of a special basket boat in which the man/woman stands up and rythmically rocks the boat to propel it? I saw in a while back but forgot what country uses it and what is it name? Thanks garcon27 [email removed - click "Add a Comment" to view email]