Sustaining the Mekong Delta’s way of life


Staying afloat: A file photo of a vendor preparing vegetables for sale to a resident of a house boat in a canal off the Song Hau river in the floating Cai Rang market in Can Tho. — AFP

The Mekong Delta’s famed floating markets, where local speciality produce is sold on boats, provide a unique scene that draws both local and foreign visitors.

In addition, the markets illustrate the southerners’ custom of trading and travelling on the river.

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