The unique architecture of stilt houses has been inextricably linked with Central Highland culture and tradition for thousands of years. Ethnic minorities in the region have built their houses with designs suitable to their customs and living habits.
More elephants in the Central Highlands of Vietnam are set to retire from their laborious and controversial work in tourism from 2022, amid growing concern over the welfare of this extraordinary animal that is on the brink of extinction.
The last domesticated elephant in the northern Central Highlands region of Vietnam has died at the age of 50.
Some 350 elephant carcasses have been spotted in Botswana's Okavango Delta since May.