Getting new excitement: be a farmer to catch fish under the drainage channel at the Western region
The Western region has been well-known as the fertile farmland for fruit crop, floral diversity and several kinds of fish all year around. The place is also famous for “floating markets” on rivers and for being the birthplace of “Đờn ca tài tử” (Vietnamese traditional music).
Floating market is the long-established tradition of the Western people - Photo: Internet
It is regrettable to you to miss a chance to roll up trousers, catch fishing with your own hands. It is a unique cultural feature of the water region. The excitement comes from your struggle to catch variety of fish such as snakehead fish, anabas, catfish…. Moreover, fish catching also brings happiness to the local people after a hard-working period.
Catching fish on the river is the unique cultural feature of the water region - Photo: Internet
You not only could touch and catch fishes hiding under water, but also experience indescribable emotion when catching those that try to cover themselves under the muddy pool.
You will feel excited when catching fishes by your own hand - Photo: Internet
After catching fish, it is time to celebrate your achievement with so many delicious meals from those snakehead fish, anabas, and catfish, as grilled snakehead fish or sweet and sour fish; the taste that you could only found in the Western region.
Sitting on the Vietnamese sampans (boats with three boards) and travelling along the fresh canal which is shadowed by the coconut trees, visitors not only can see the daily life of the local people but also can enjoy the exciting experience of catching fish. Thanks to these experiences, the simplicity and tranquility of the Western region will naturally fill your heart. The wonderful and unforgettable experience in this region will be with you at all times.
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