Vietnam series: Mekong Delta, Vietnam and the floating markets of Can Tho

Goods for sale at the floating markets

Goods for sale at the floating markets

I wake up in my mystery hotel room in Can Tho at 5:30am.  Today is day 2 of my two day tour of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.  Yesterday was a very full day exploring the tributaries and canals around Ben Tre. 

Today our itinerary has us heading to the floating markets and I am looking forward to the day ahead.

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Vietnam series: Mekong Delta, Vietnam exploring the tributaries and canals around My Tho, Ben Tre and Can Tho

This lady navigates our boat along the canal

This lady navigates our boat along the canal

Today I leave Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) on a two day tour exploring the tributaries and canals of the Mekong Delta region in southwest Vietnam.

The definition of “Delta” is “alluvial tract where river at mouth breaks into several streams”, referencing the 9 tributaries of the Mekong River. Continue reading