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... We saw many of these on the river. There is a lot of shipping in the channels. There are hotel boats as well, There are many islands one of which was our first stop. Here were able to see and taste some of the local fruit and enjoy some entertainment. Our next water segment was in a pirogue. We explored the canals through the island. Then back on the motorized boat. We passed by a floating market where we enjoyed coconut milk and tried durian fruit which has a ...
... best part; in order to keep the sun and heat off of our faces they gave us conical hats. I laughed. And I DEFINITELY rocked that pointed conical hat while I was in the boat gliding down the river. The scenery was impeccable. The river was so relaxing, but at the same time booming with water traffic and people conducting their daily business. We were in the boats for about 20 minutes and were let off on a separate dock, were we boarded our original motor boat and headed to ...
... their first time.
Micro-Credit Project Meeting
Four years ago, Rider University initiated a micro-credit program to help increase the income of the citizens, particularly women, in rural areas by offering loans at low interest rates and one year pay back period. Funded by a generous American donor, this program is aimed to provide economic support to the rural entrepreneurs. 70 percent of the nation's population live in the rural towns under ...
... out without any ice or cooling. It was a really interesting market to visit. As a lot of the people who buy their produce here do not themselves have refrigeration, they visit the local market quite frequently and usually in the morning to get the fresher produce.
We stopped in at a wealthy local farmer's house by local standards, meaning he had some land. He bred pythons and they brought a few out for us to hold if we wanted - no thanks! ...
... asleep swinging in the shade! For lunch we travelled to Phoenix Island ate the ugliest damn fish I’ve ever seen. It lives it the water here (which is brown with mud), and was full of big rough scales and sharp teeth. It actually looked like a massive piranha - all teeth and angry faced. It tasted just fine though, and was one of about 5 courses!
After lunch we walked in the scorching sun to monkey bridge which was a single ...
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200C Hung Vuong Street, Ben Tre | Hotelfrom $24
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