Mekong Culture

Coconut Festival 2012 Mekong Culture

Coconut Festival 2012

The 2012 Coconut Festival themed “Ben Tre on the road to integration and development” is taking place in the Mekong Delta province from April 5 to 10. The festival not only showcases hundreds of coconut products skillfully made by local farmers but also features the unique beauty of Ben Tre province. This year’s festival will [...] Read more >>
Floating Market-Specific characteristics in Mekong Mekong Culture

Floating Market-Specific characteristics in Mekong

Southern floating markets have still kept their typical features of a center of agricultural products and local fruits. Goods delivery and receipt are seen as the most interesting activity at the markets and people throwing and catching goods are considered as artists with their performances on the rivers making peaceful countrysides bustling. Floating markets are [...] Read more >>
Fruit Orchards In MeKong Mekong Culture

Fruit Orchards In MeKong

The majority of Vietnam’s fruits come from the many orchards of the Mekong Delta. On any given season, one can find a variety of tropical fruits that are produced by farmers of this region in the markets of Saigon, Hue, and Ha Noi. For many tropical fruits, the season is very short because they cannot [...] Read more >>
Life on the Mekong River Mekong Culture

Life on the Mekong River

Monkey bridges – an endangered species These simple, arch-shaped footbridges are usually built of uneven logs about 30cm to 80cm wide and have only a simple bamboo railing. They are suspended anywhere from 2m to 10m above the canals and connect tiny villages throughout the region to main roads. At first glance the bridges look [...] Read more >>
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