Vietnamese river boats always have eyes painted on the side by the captain or new owner. These eyes reflect on the water to scare away crocodiles!
Many Vietnamese women from rural areas dress like this to cover up and hide from the sun. Asians love light skin and go to great lengths to avoid tanning.
We were woken by a loud banging on the door at 6.30 to see a rhino grazing by the hotel, before it crossed the river and then disappeared into the early morning mist.
In the Rapti River at the elephants bathing place, Sauraha