Into Cambodia, to Phnom Penh, taking a Mekong River ferry as it was probably more interesting than a bus ride.
Up by the Cambodian border in a town called Châu Đốc on the banks on the Sông Hậu (one many branches of the Mekong).
A large wholesale agricultural produce floating market upstream from Cần Thơ starts 6:00 am mostly finished by 9:00 am.
One of the largest and more active Buddhist temples in the region, with monks living on the premises.
A large covered market on the banks of the Cần Thơ river selling meats, fish, fruit and vegetables.
Built in the 1940s to serve Cần Thơ’s Khmer community, in use by monks today. Only the exterior is open to visitors.
A late C19 pagoda to worship Kuang Kung. Used as an hideout for communist revolutionaries during the Vietnam War.
Observations from short time in Cần Thơ. And interesting city, more “character” than Saigon and more going on.
Getting to understand how the long distance buses work. Some surprises but first time is always a learning experience.
A large local market selling most everyday items from clothing to food to watches, jewellery, etc. mainly for the local residents.
Also known as Phuoc Hai Tun also known as The Jade Emperor Pagoda. Built in honor of the supreme Taoist God.
An extensive network of small tunnels constructed and used by the Việt Cộng playing an important part in the war.