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Watchmaker fixing a watch (Mèo Vac, Vietnam)

The Orient "Automatic" wristwatch seems to be very popular among local country men (it's a mechanical watch that does not needs to be rewind, it rewinds itself when moving).­

See more photos of the Mèo Vac watchmakers.

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Route 4B, Mèo Vạc District, Ha Giang, Vietnam

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.