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In the News (Vietnam): Farmers open homes to tourists

VietNamNet Bridge – In some parts of the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, one can see the amazing sight of westerners and other foreigners wading in swamps and mud, foraging for shellfish and picking waterlilies.

But not to many farmers in the area – not only are they used to this but also spread their arms to welcome these people into their homes.

With people getting increasingly tired of the hustle and bustle of urban life, the farmers are realising that the streams, farms, orchards, and backyard gardens, while commonplace to them, can be special to city-dwellers and earn them more than their crops.

Read the full story at Viet Nam Bridge