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The Mekong Delta

After another night in Saigon without seeing anything of the city we were up early to head south for a trip to the Mekong Delta.  The three hour bus journey (we seem to have spent a lot of time on buses recently!) took us to My Tho, which is the capital of the Delta region.  From My Thowe got a small boat to Unicorn Island where we visited a honey farm.  The owners of the farm had no fear of bees and pulled out the trays to demonstrate the honey making process – Dan and I both panicked and backed away!  Apparently they are very placid bees, but this information was not enough to persuade either of us to hold the tray and pose for a photo – sorry!  Once the bees were safely tucked away we sampled some honey tea which was very tasty, and also, somewhat bizarrely, tried some Vietnamese rice wine! Click here to read more…