We had a wonderful day in the Mekong river delta on our little boat which took us from one interesting attraction to the next. Relaxation on the boat was very important:
The Mekong river has floating villages, meaning people who live on houseboats and buy their groceries from vendors on other boats. Really interesting to see!
We saw a few people swimming in the river. Our guide told us that they were “taking a shower”. So this is how the Mekong river village people wash!
There are also many houses really close to the water.We visited several little islands and saw a rice paper factory, some candy production factory and probably some others. All very interesting to see – of course it was all a show for the tourists and I assume all those products are actually made in large factories somewhere at the outskirts of Saigon or Hoi An but…
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