The never-ending adventures of a travel writer in Vietnam, Cambodia, New Zealand and throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Cau Ngu Festival for Whale Worship in Phan Thiet

View some of these photos as broadcasted on CNN International.

Van Thuy Tu Whale Temple with fishermen in full ceremonial costume


Fishermen worshiping a humpback whale skeleton
housed in Van Thuy Tu


The whale temple flag is an emblem of the festival and local fishermen


Lion dancers are obligatory at any Vietnamese festival


Fishermen in full costume


Fishermen from Vung Tau came for the festival


See more photos at www.muinbeach.net. All of the above photos are copyright 2009 Adam Bray. They may not be republished without written permission

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