It is common to see little children carried on their mother backs at Bac Ha Market in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.
This largest market in the northwestern region is often more crowded every Sunday morning.
Besides sellers and buyers are small children who are carried on their mother back with a carrier.
In mountainous areas of Vietnam, many ethnic parents also usually take bring their children in this way to go to fields.
Bac Ha Market opens quite early so these children also get up early along with their parents.
Different ethnic minority people have their own costumes as well as ways to carry their children.
Many children eat breakfast at the market.
Some remain asleep
Baby carriers are also embroidered very carefully with eye-catching details
A child and her mother selling puppies