Muslims reading a night prayer. The muslim community in Chaudoc, a town in the delta of the Mekong near the Cambodian border consists of about 30000 people.

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.