Do Soon, Viet Nam - Socialist Republic of
VIETNAMESE MEN WALK TO A VILLAGE TEMPLE WITH A BUFFALO IN DO SOON.
Vietnamese men walk with a fighting buffalo to the village temple to
pray for good luck in Sunday's final round of the traditional buffalo
fighting festival in Do Soon, 120 km (75 miles) northwest from Hanoi
September 14, 2002. According to tradition, the winning buffalo will be
slaughtered and offered to the God of the ocean, while the meat of the
losing buffaloes will be distributed to the villagers. REUTERS/Doan Bao