A floating market near Can Tho. Southern Vietnam is the home to complex rivers, canals. Crowded boats and long-standing residents by rivers' banks have produced a typical civilization - floating market.

Mekong Delta

To the western world the Mekong Delta is commonly associated with the Vietnamese War, the battleground for domination of Southwest Asia. But beyond that the Mekong is a source of food for the fishermen, a floating market for the merchants, a source of water for the rice fields and finally a home for many people who live in boats and floating houses along the river.