River Wonderland along the Mekong Delta

Travelling with Lyn

From Vĩnh Tràng Chùa My Tho, we drove the short distance to the Mekong River. We hopped on to our boat #38 and travelled across the river to Unicorn Island to spend time wandering and exploring. Unicorn Island appeared to be pretty substantial in its own right.


We stopped at the local markets, saw sting-less bees making honey which we tasted and then stopped for the most refreshing kumquat and honey tea.

It was then a long walk to where we stopped for a short rest, enjoyed many of the local fruits and entertainment and listened to traditional Vietnamese music.

From here we walked in to the centre of the island where we took boats up the stream through the mangroves and jungle.  I have never been to the Amazon Jungle but the thought of it crossed my mind as we were making our way along this very narrow river…

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