Photo of the Day

a river tour guide in Vietnam waiting for passengers
November 27, 2012

Tour Guide, Vietnam

This Month in Photo of the Day: 2012 National Geographic Photo Contest Images

A Vietnamese lady waits for passengers for a journey on the Thu Bon River in Hoi An Ancient Town. Increasing competition from locals for the tourist dollar means many of the local tour guides are left to wait.

(This photo and caption were submitted to the 2012 National Geographic Photo Contest.)

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Photograph by Matthew Nelson
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