The very fertile Mekong Delta is Viet Nam’s breadbasket: it feeds the nation with rice, vegetables, fish and fruit.
(Vietnam is the world’s second largest rice exporter.)
It is a densely populated area, including the waterways where hundreds of thousands of people conduct commerce by boat.
A day trip around this floating city is a fascinating glimpse into the hardworking commercial heart of Vietnam.
On land, a visitor sees endless student faces coming and going to school; the future is strong.

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