Ha Long Bay fishing village, the village made of reeds on the lake in Peru or the "Venice" of Asia, Africa ... are stunning and attracts many tourists to explore.
Ko Panyi Village, Thailand
Ko Panyi is a fishing village in Phang Nga province, Thailand, Indonesia, but the fishermen erected. Village population of 200 families and about 1,500 to 2,000 people. They are descendants of two Muslim families migrated from the island of Java, Indonesia. The village has a Muslim school for both boys and girls. Although tourist numbers increased recently, but life in the village of Ko Panyi still mainly based on fishing, as tourists come here in the dry season. The village also has a floating football field, inspired by World Cup 1986, when the kids get the piece of wood and old fishing friends erected.
Floating villages of Ha Long Bay
In Ha Long Bay, visitors can see a village with about 600 people was built on the water. Location is great warm place for travelers escape the bustling streets of Vietnam. The village is a real world country, raised and lowered by the tide and is sheltered by the surrounding limestone mountains. People here live mainly in the ocean, because they can not be cultivated in most of the islands in the region.
Giethoorn is a village in the province of Overijssel (also known as the Venice of the Netherlands), with a 7.5 km long canal system throughout the village. The village was discovered around 1230, when those who run accident in the Mediterranean and settled here. All traffic will move over the water and people have to use an electric motor so as not to affect peace in the village space. Many homes are built on the island and its people can only come home together by bridges. There are about 500 small wooden bridge across the canal to a depth of about 1m. Giethoorn currently has about 2620 residents.
Uro floating village, Peru
Floating island of Uro itself consists of 42 floating islands in Lake Titicaca, Peru. The island is self-made from local reeds growing in shallow water in the tank. The Uro build temporary houses on the island and the tide often overflows into the house. Then, every 2 weeks to the Uro new reed lined with a layer to keep the island is still floating on water. People on the islands often live off tourism and selling souvenirs to tourists.Meanwhile, residents of small islands still rely on traditional scanner-fishing and trapping birds.
O Zhenjiang, China
The forehead is one of the ancient water town of China's most famous. Here, the canal passes through the streets and alleys paved. Covering an area of approximately 71.19 square kilometers, O Tran has a population of about 60,000 people of which only 12,000 are permanent residents. O Tran has a history of 2,000 years with ancient stone bridge spanning the river dreaming away the stone path between the wall reliefs carved beautifully.
Kampong Ayer, Brunei
Kampong Ayer is an area located in the capital, Bandar Seri Begawan Brunei Bay and behind. This town of 39,000 people, equivalent to 10% of the total population of Brunei. All houses in town are on the floor Brunei River and connected by bridges. Despite being in the river area, this village has full facilities such as schools, hospitals, restaurants, shops, mosques, gas stations and taxi service on the river. From a distance, the village has a history of 1,300 years old this looks, but people here are using modern facilities like air conditioning, satellite TV, Internet ...
Chu Page, China
Chu page is stunning and is located in Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province just 30km. This town is crisscrossed canals, old bridges and houses built on the river. With half a kilometer square area, 60% work in Chu Page built during the Ming and Qing dynasties. The town also has the unique cultural and traditional old houses are preserved carefully. Along the riverside landscape filled with beautiful colors, Chu Page which is called the "Venice of the East".
Ganvie also known as the "Venice of Africa", is a village on Lake Nokoue in Benin. With a population of about 20,000 residents, this may be the largest village on the lake in Africa and the attraction of tourists. The village people Tofinu Ganvie be built from the 16-17 century. In addition to live mainly on agriculture, people here are living based on tourism and fisheries.
Kay Lar Ywa, Myanmar
Kay Lar Ywa is floating village on Inle Lake. People here are Intha, a branch of the ethnic group of Tibet - Burma. They rely on the cultivation of vegetables on floating gardens called kyun-hmaw. The Intha use weeds, mud in the lake Inle coalesce to create the floating gardens and used bamboo poles close to the bottom of the lake to keep them from floating away. Normally, it takes 50 years to create a garden 1m thick.The product is mainly grown in the garden of tomatoes and beans.
Dong Li, China
Dong Li is a town in Wujiang District, a suburb of Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. Dong Li is known for the romantic canals, old bridges, houses and retains traditional features of an ancient Chinese town. The same reason that all 49 stone bridges and gardens, ancient temples. Landscape and unique poetic element here is very important to attract more visitors to explore.