Nov 25, 2020 • 5M

Couchfish Day 162: On the Mekong Delta’s floating markets

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Stuart McDonald
The Couchfish podcast. Following a day by day itinerary through Southeast Asia—for all those people stranded on their couch.
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As I wrote the other day, the Mekong Delta’s floating markets are at risk of fading, or should I say floating, away. Tourism could provide a lifeline, or should I say lifering, but how to do it right?

Thailand’s Damnoen Saduak floating market is instructive. Set a few hours outside Bangkok, this was the first floating market to appear on the mass tourism…

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