Medicine man's precious treasures (Mèo Vac, Vietnam)
Those are the traditional remedies used by a medicine man (also known as a shaman). This includes natural herbs and roots, insects, bones, horns, a turtle shell, some fossil, and other very mysterious things.
See more photos of the Mèo Vac medicine man and his treasures.
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.