Monday, January 23, 2012

toward the mekong



As I only had four days to myself in Vietnam, and being that the country is over 3,000 kilometres long— oh, and add to the mix my very thin wallet, opportunities to explore were rather limited. I had long held wild fantasies in my mind of the Mekong Delta— lush greens, snaking tributaries, long-legged birds— it seemed like an obvious place to set myself towards, being that it was only a few hours from Saigon. I and S suggested I spend two days and a night in the Delta, and satisfy my wandering urge with some boat tours. A marvellous idea, I thought, so I threw my sketchbook, drawing utensils, toothbrushing supplies and underwear into my pack, hopped on an early morning bus towards the mighty river.



4 comments:

Beth said...

Each one of these posts has contained at least one image that stopped me cold - here, the geese; in the previous one, the pastry(?) vendor with the pile of sweets on his head -- though I also loved the bike basket full of radishes! Really wonderful.

Sue Pownall said...

Love the top image with the ducks!

Steve Baker said...

Beautiful, hope to see more delta photo's.

szaza said...

Thank you so much, Beth!
Thank you, Sue and Steve!