Smiles all round in this happy village of Binh Thanh Island on the Mekong River in Vietnam

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOne of the privileges of travelling with a local is accessing their world. On a cruise of the Mekong, our Travel Indochina guide took us to his home village – a once war-torn place terrorised by the Viet Cong, it is now a happy and industrious community on a tranquil reach of the river. He walked us around the streets amid daily life – showing us the school and the temple and introducing us to his neighbours who greeted us with wide smiles. It was a fascinating slice of life, unedited.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThis was one gorgeous family who happily let me take their picture.

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There was no problem asking if I could take a photo here. This fellow took me by surprise and gave me his widest grin.

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Words by Jane Hodges & Maree Azzopardi
Photography by Maree Azzopardi

 

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One Response to “Smiles all round in this happy village of Binh Thanh Island on the Mekong River in Vietnam”

  1. bruceSeptember 22, 2013 at 11:07 am #

    Faces to be reckoned with!

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