Mai Chau is one of the most beautiful valleys, where you can visit traditional houses, beautiful villages of Thai people – one of 54 ethnic minorities in Vietnam. Spending some time walking on quiet trails, meeting and exploring local people, exploring Pa Co Market on sunday morning market, will definitely make you curious.
Drowning in the stream of people to market early tomorrow, the moment on the asphalt road you are not difficult to catch the shadow of ethnic people are striding to the market. People walk slowly pulling a cow, others carry heavy burdens on the back. From time to time, the noise of heavy motorbikes carrying the rear, and the red H’Mong women, the blue H’Mong women skirt ruffled clothes to stir up quiet space early tomorrow. Everybody are happy, they all try to go fast enough for Pa Co market.
Pa Co market is about 40km north of Mai Chau town, in the middle of the center of 3 communes: Hang Kia, Pa Co (Mai Chau) and Loong Luong (Moc Chau, Son La). Pa Co market meeting only on Sunday, when the fog is still scattered throughout the forest, throughout the mountain, the Hmong people in the highland Mai Chau has eagerly hit the market. The highland market here is not only a place for buying and selling goods but also a meeting place for highlanders.
Pa Co market, although once a week but busy and busy as the festival, the market under the Lunar New Year. Here you will be “overwhelmed” by a series of products from agricultural products, animals, fabrics, brocade, agricultural tools to home appliances, electronics, music discs. , cosmetic… The stalls are quite simple, just a little wooden table, a little wire or a long wooden stick, squeeze the product down, even the nylon fabric in the middle of the brick, but customers still come to draw Nostalgic, crowded in the ring outside. The bidder mixed in laughter say crispy, noisy, making the space of the market bright fire wild life.
Pa Co market – highland market, the famous market of H’Mong ethnic groups in Mai Chau. It is not only a place to trade goods but also a place to meet, dating couples of boys and girls. The H’Mong girls, white skin, beautiful red lips in beautiful shimmer dresses look so tender, beautiful boys walk through the booth. All of them are full of blissful happiness, unique community activities and even new cultures at a peaceful upland market in the mighty North West.