110 Photos - Jul 3, 2013
Photo: ok, let get your feet wet... :-)Photo: these types of boats are for initial training only... not for pro-paddlers...Photo: some gears: waterproof bag for cameraPhoto: waterproof bag for other personal stuffsPhoto: ugly boat, but something to start learning with....Photo: rowing toward the sun... :-)Photo: I don't like the eyes of the Southern & Mekong delta boat much... the Central VN boats have much nicer eyes...Photo: it always rains somewhere...Photo: floating house on river...Photo: examine a small canal...Photo: a sucker fishPhoto: sucker fish, an non-native, ugly, not taste-well kind of fish, but is growing in large quantities in the Mekong delta...Photo: wide space always makes me feel good...Photo: crossing a bridgePhoto: the bridge, the other sidePhoto: a sand-transporting boat and its tenderPhoto: a region where every house has a boat, just like car elsewhere...Photo: a family living on boat...Photo: a family living on boat...Photo: hate the water drops each time I need to shoot a photo...Photo: group of 3 work boats at moorPhoto: interestingly, these people don't like paddling, they prefer a... jetski :-)Photo: the eyes look daring, don't like them...Photo: sometimes, "contre-soleil" makes a good photo, but not this...Photo: look at the type of trees, I can guess which area has human inhabitants...Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: when not loaded, these boats are quite speedy indeed...Photo: the bridge marks one of my rowing milestone, exactly 3 km away (6 km roundtrip)Photo: with them, boats are working place, and home...Photo: a heavy-loaded work boatPhoto: Photo: Photo: simply: serenity....Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: surprisingly, this big carrier doesn't produce much waves and wakes behind it, much less than a small fishing boat, can be because of flat bottom and hull shape...Photo: a silver-lined sunsetPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: the Garmin etrex 30Photo: Photo: the Garmin underwayPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: a tug boatPhoto: Photo: Photo: another huge mansionPhoto: a rich doctor's mansion, and his motor yatchPhoto: a fisherman's dream...Photo: a fisherman's dream... closeupPhoto: the other side...Photo: the other side...Photo: the other side...Photo: Photo: electro-fishing, kills everything... :-(Photo: Photo: part of a huge bridge, several kilometers long built over a large swamp areaPhoto: near Cát Lái harborPhoto: Photo: waterdrops everywhere...Photo: this place is kind of a partially - isolated lagoon, almost no waves even with strong wind...Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: 4 airbreathing catfishes and 1 snakehead fish...Photo: 4 airbreathing catfishes and 1 snakehead fish... my sandal as a scalePhoto: DCIM\100GOPROPhoto: DCIM\100GOPROPhoto: DCIM\100GOPROPhoto: DCIM\100GOPROPhoto: DCIM\100GOPROPhoto: DCIM\100GOPROPhoto: DCIM\100GOPROPhoto: DCIM\100GOPROPhoto: DCIM\100GOPROPhoto: DCIM\100GOPROPhoto: DCIM\100GOPROPhoto: DCIM\100GOPROPhoto: DCIM\100GOPROPhoto: DCIM\100GOPROPhoto: DCIM\100GOPROPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: