Walk along the ‘river flowing backwards’

The Dak Bla river, the confluence of three main rivers Dak S’Ngé, Dak Koi and Dak Pne in Kon Ray district, flows to Kon Tum city and joins the Po Ko stream to form the Se San river. Dak Bla River is closely associated with the lives and productive labor of the Ba Na and Kinh communities on both banks.

Walk along the 'river flowing backwards'

Kon S’ko junction, Dak Ruong commune, Kon Ray district – the starting point of the Dak Bla stream

Walk along the 'river flowing backwards'

Every day, people in Kon H’ngo K’tu village, Vinh Quang commune, Kon Tum city cross the river to work in the fields.

Walk along the 'river flowing backwards'

Villagers of Kon H’ngo K’tu harvest corn grown on the riverbank mudflats

Walk along the 'river flowing backwards'

Boats carry noodles from the other side of the river to the wharf to be loaded onto trucks and transported to the factory

Walk along the 'river flowing backwards'

People in Le Loi ward, Kon Tum city harvest sweet potatoes on the mudflats along the Dak Bla river

Walk along the 'river flowing backwards'

People of Kon H’ra Chot village, Thong Nhat ward, Kon Tum city spread nets to catch fish in the early morning dew

Walk along the 'river flowing backwards'

People of Kon S’koi village, Dak Ruong commune, Kon Ray district fishing nets on the rocky rapids

Walk along the 'river flowing backwards'

People in Kon Jo Dri village, Dak Ro Wa commune, Kon Tum city make banana rafts to carry agricultural products from the fields.

Walk along the 'river flowing backwards'

Children in Kon Ro Bang village, Vinh Quang commune, Kon Tum city drive buffalo across Dak Bla river

Walk along the 'river flowing backwards'

The confluence of Dak Bla river and Po Ko river to form Se San river in Kroong commune, Kon Tum city