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Cái Bè

I just returned from a week in Vietnam with Johnny. We had an incredible time! I will be posting more in the coming weeks, as my jetlag fades, but here's a snapshot from a market in Cái Bè, a small town on the Mekong Delta.

I love this photo. Amidst the chaos of the early-morning market, this lady sits among her colorful meat parts, calmly concentrating on her animal flesh.

Market stalls were nearly always overseen by women, everywhere. Whether it was a stall dedicated to selling fish, vegetables, durian, meats, rice, pristinely cleaned bean sprouts, or snakes, frogs and rats -- a woman was usually there to clean, gut, and sell you her specialty.

*Photo by Johnny Lopes