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Xe lôi (rickshaw)  
   

Xe lôi (rickshaw)

While this vehicle has been banned in the Mekong Delta, it's allowed to run in Sóc Trăng as a way to help the local Khmer men to earn some money from tourists. The vehicle is used to carry tourists from the car parking site to Mahatup pagoda (1km).
Sóc Trăng (Mekong Delta - part 2)

October 2nd 2009
25 and 27 September 2009 - We left Cần Thơ and went south to Cà Mau, which is the southernmost province of Vietnam. On the way we stopped in Sóc Trăng and Bạc Liêu provinces for visiting some sites. There are 13 provinces in the Mekong Delta and its population is 17 million people, of which Khmer people make up 25%!,(MISSING) Chinese 30%!a(MISSING)nd the remaining are Vietnamese according ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta » Soc Trang » Soc Trang

Vietnamese Flag The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
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