Vietnam Museum of EthnologyPosted: July 18, 2012
Yesterday seemed a little cooler (it wasn’t, not really), so I took Debbi to the Museum of Ethnology. In Vietnam we have 54 different ethnic groups, each with their own costume, traditions, and lifestyle, and this museum is dedicated to showcase their cultures. I didn’t take a lot of pictures of the indoor exhibitions, because we’re probably going to places where we can actually see those things in their everyday context (and not in a glass box in a museum), but here are some photos of the outdoor exhibition, which features houses from different parts of Vietnam.
The most memorable part, though, has to be these fertility statues outside a charnel house. We christened this guy “Forever Alone”: