Mekong Delta | Cruise Mekong River - Part 20

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Mekong Delta fish, farms and families

Documentary film from MRC Fisheries Series, telling the story of the fisheries in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. It is part of MRC ongoing campaign to increase awareness of Mekong issues and the need for regional cooperation in the management of natural resources for the benefit of over 55 million people living in the Lower Mekong

Beef Lok Lak

Beef Lok Lak

Beef Lok Lak is a traditional Khmer dish, which is basically stir-fried beef slices (or pork) in a light brown sauce, served with rice and/or green salad and pepper sauce. Most restaurants across the county offer this dish but tastes are varied depending on the chefs and regions. The beef or pork slices must first be

Mekong Delta Specialties : Pia cake

Mekong Delta Specialties : Pia cake

Take a splendid river cruise through the Mekong Delta and enjoy panoramic views of river life in Vietnam. Let yourself be charmed by the picturesque villages. And taste fresh local produce at the floating markets. Southern specialty: Pia cake To many families in southern Vietnam, enjoying pia during the mid-autumn holidays has been a tradition since

Vietnam Tours: The Wonders of Halong Bay

With its mix of tradition and modernity, of experience and hospitality, Vietnam is a place that continues to be prolonged in visitors’ hearts. With so numerous sights and activities to be experienced, it can be tough to slender down the choices of what to see. The very best Vietnam excursions are made with just this

A Life Along the Mekong

Scott Sanderson is a veteran white-water kayaker who has logged four first descents cruises on Mekong River tributaries and tackled the Class IV rapids that form as the river tumbles from the Tibetan plateau. But it wasn’t until he embarked on a laid-back, outfitted float through Laos that Sanderson beheld the Mekong’s most sacred rites.

Mekong river cruise: Gyles Brandreth’s river cruise holiday adventure

The Radio 4 game show supremo found he was far from tongue-tied when he took to the waters of the Mekong river cruises. cruises on mekong river As anyone who listened in to Radio 4’s Just a Minute game show two weeks ago will know, I was until very recently a cruise virgin. More than

Cruise Mekong River – Ben Tre Province

The entire Ben Tre province is crisscrossed by a network of small rivers and canals, making itself a major rice producer of the region. At 1.25 m above sea level, Ben Tre is prone to flood that give its richness and vibrancy. Ben Tre is a little province in the east of Mekong Delta, being

Discovering Mekong Delta: Long Xuyen, An Giang City

(Statue of Buddha at Sam mountain) Long Xuyen is the capital of An Giang, around 189km from Ho Chi Minh City. It is most famous for Long Xuyen floating market, one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. On

Discovering Mekong Delta: My Tho City

The capital of Tien Giang is My Tho (meaning “the good perfumed herb”), a well-preferred retreat centre for Ho Chi Minh City residents. (Dong Tam snake farm) Dong Tam Snake Farm is around 10km from My Tho City. This is the most renowned snake breeding farm and snake bite treatment centre in Vietnam. It is home to more

Can Tho Watery Area

Visitors to Can Tho will never forget the bustling life of the people living in the poetic and populous water area of the Cuu Long River Delta. This area has the attractive tourist site of Phu Sa and many delicious dishes. Ninh Kieu Wharf is where visitors depart to begin their tour of the local