I always knew my family's spoken language was slightly different than what was spoken on the streets. There were many terminology which didn't fit in with the Việt vocabulary that I learned in school and on the playground. For example, my father called his mother, my paternal grandmother, by the word Bu (母) pronounced as in... Continue Reading →
The Trưng Sisters (Part 4)
(...continued from The Trưng Sisters (Part 3)) The Beauty During the three-year reign of Trắc and Nhị Trưng, people saw them everywhere. They never stayed in one place for long---always on their elephants and always on the road. Their swords were never sheathed, they were constantly keeping the troops trained and motivated, maintaining connections with... Continue Reading →
Who says water buffalo herding is hard work?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aw83vGf_JDA Ai bảo chăn trâu là khổ Who says water buffalo herding is hard work?Chăn trâu sướng lắm chứ It's a lot of fun!Ngồi mình trâu, phất ngọn cờ... Continue Reading →