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Draining ditches for fish a highlight of Mekong Delta tours

Friday, February 13, 2015, 18:16 GMT+7
Draining ditches for fish a highlight of Mekong Delta tours

Manually draining ditches to catch fish is a long-standing practice in several Mekong Delta provinces in Vietnam and if tourists are lucky enough, they might find themselves in such an intriguing sight during Tet (Lunar New Year) tours.

Tours to such Mekong Delta places as Dong Thap, Can Tho, An Giang, Ben Tre, Bac Lieu, Ca Mau, and Kien Giang are offered throughout the year and is an attraction for foreign tourists.

Those organized before, during, and after Tet also appeal to a large number of local and international holidaymakers.

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