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Visiting Chau Doc floating village in An Giang

 VietNamNet Bridge – A visit to the Chau Doc floating village in An Giang Province is truly a fascinating excursion, providing provocative insight into the lives of the Khmer people, one of the oldest ethnic groups in Vietnam.

VietNamNet Bridge – A visit to the Chau Doc floating village in An Giang Province is truly a fascinating excursion, providing provocative insight into the lives of the Khmer people, one of the oldest ethnic groups in Vietnam.

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 Boats load with fruit in the wee hours of the morning


 

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Dawn at the Chau Doc floating village


 

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The floating village, a group of houses with roofs and walls made from aluminium

 

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Simple village architecture

 

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The ‘houses’ move with smooth wavelike motions of the Hau River

 

 

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To travel to other parts of the village or land, people use small boats

 

 

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A ‘floating’ living room

 

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The houses display colourful souvenirs

 

 

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