A worker stacks thousands of lychees ready to be taken to market. The red and orange fruits grow on the hills in the Bac Giang and Hai Duong provinces of Vietnam.
The fruits, of which 147 tonnes were collected in Bac Giang alone, are transported by motorbike or small van to be sold. Photographer Nguyen Huu Thong, 32, from Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, said: "We call lychees 'special fruit'.
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