Meandering through the Mekong Delta

Meandering through  the Mekong  Delta View Gallery
The lost city of Angkor: best seen at 4am when the sunrise lights up the complex of majestic temples

Bustling markets, floating villages and impromptu English lessons: Isabel Conway takes a slow boat ride through a heavenly-looking region in south-east Asia that is slowly coming to terms with the horrors of its past

Long before daybreak, the women unload their produce from an armada of sampans and river barges, arriving from the Mekong Delta’s jigsaw of interlocking rivers, flooded rice fields and inland near Vietnam’s border with Cambodia.

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