Unique buffalo market in northern mountainous commune

Wednesday, 2020-08-05 11:20:57
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The Can Cau buffalo market opens every Saturday morning.
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NDO – Every Saturday morning, Si Ma Cai District in the northwestern mountainous province of Lao Cai bustles with a large-scale buffalo market on the National Highway 153 in Can Cau Commune.

On a large area, hundreds of buffalos from various districts in Lao Cai Province (such as Bac Ha and Muong Khuong) and remote districts in Ha Giang Province, are bought and sold at the market.

Examining buffalos carefully before settling prices.

Can Cau is a big buffalo market in the northern mountainous region.

Sellers and buyers trade a buffalo successfully.

Giang A Cho (right), a trader from Muong Khuong District, purchases a buffalo at a price of VND21 million.

The market is imbued with unique cultural identities of the Si Ma Cai mountainous region.

After the market ends.

Photo credit: ANH QUAN