My Tho

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Gateway to the Mekong Delta, My Tho is the capital of Tien Giang province and an important market town – though for the popular floating markets, you’ll need to go on to Can Tho. In the 1680s, My Tho was founded by Chinese refugees fleeing Taiwan after the fall of the Southern Ming dynasty. The […]

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Ha Tien

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Ha Tien Ha Tien may be a part of the Mekong Delta but lying on the Gulf of Thailand. It feels like a world away from the rice fields and rivers that typify the area. Plantations of pepper trees cling to the hillsides. On a clear day, Phu Quoc Island is visible to the west. […]

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