road blocked by landslide

Road Blocked by Landslide (Cat Ba Island, Vietnam)

This shows why travelling by motorbike or scooter in those regions is much more practical than travelling by car.­ Landslides are common in mountainous regions of tropical countries.­ It's easy to go around landslides if you have only two wheels.­ With a car, you'd be stuck for days.­

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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.