If most of the mountain markets in Vietnam happen on weekends, the Lung Phin market is a different one that is rich in local culture meaning. This is based on the date of 12 animal designations in clued Rat, Ox, Tiger, Hare/Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep/Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. This market is every day of Monkey and Tiger.
From the late afternoon of the day before, the people gather here from the surrounding areas. They have one-night meeting friends who come from other villages. The old people talk about their family, children, and works. On the other hand, people talk about love, entertainment, and marriage. Some of them would come with instruments and dance to warm up the cold night.
The morning begins earlier than a normal day with the sound of people talking, chatting, laughing, singing, and steeping. Since the rooster announces first watch on all trails leading to the market.
In fact, the market is right on the hillside with some thatched huts where at the corner they tie animals.
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