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‘Smiles return’ at floating markets after social-distancing period

Photographer Gian Thanh Son took a special trip to the Mekong Delta in mid-February after the lunar New Year 2022. 

It took place after a long period of social distancing. Son said smiles had returned to the faces of local residents because their normal life had gradually come back.

Nụ cười 'hồi sinh' ở chợ nổi miền Tây sau đại dịch

The smile of a fruit seller who can sell fruit again.

 

Nụ cười 'hồi sinh' ở chợ nổi miền Tây sau đại dịch

The pandemic has left many concerns for local people, but the smile and hope has never gone away.

Nụ cười 'hồi sinh' ở chợ nổi miền Tây sau đại dịch

The early morning market on the Con Tron River.

 

Nụ cười 'hồi sinh' ở chợ nổi miền Tây sau đại dịch

Many agricultural products, vegetables and fruits are available at floating markets.

 

Nụ cười 'hồi sinh' ở chợ nổi miền Tây sau đại dịch

A floating market in the Tra On River.

 

Nụ cười 'hồi sinh' ở chợ nổi miền Tây sau đại dịch

Special products of the southwestern region.

 

Nụ cười 'hồi sinh' ở chợ nổi miền Tây sau đại dịch

Smiles always bloom on the lips of traders.

 

Nụ cười 'hồi sinh' ở chợ nổi miền Tây sau đại dịch

After many months of social distancing, small traders are very excited to resume business.

Nụ cười 'hồi sinh' ở chợ nổi miền Tây sau đại dịch

Floating markets in the southwestern region are bustling again.

 

Nụ cười 'hồi sinh' ở chợ nổi miền Tây sau đại dịch

Tourists discover local food.

 

Nụ cười 'hồi sinh' ở chợ nổi miền Tây sau đại dịch

A bustling floating market.

 

Nụ cười 'hồi sinh' ở chợ nổi miền Tây sau đại dịch

The joy of a dry fish maker.

 

Nụ cười 'hồi sinh' ở chợ nổi miền Tây sau đại dịch

In the fish harvest season in An Giang province.

Gian Thanh Son

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Tan Lap floating village – attractive destination in Long An

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