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13/08/2019 - 15:19

Water Lily Flowers in harvest season

When the heavy alluvial red water from the Mekong River flooded the fields, the seeds of the previous season began to bloom with beautiful round leaves. Then, water lily - a characteristic plant grows with the water. It is also the time when people in Dong Thap Muoi area begin their harvest of the water lily flowers.

When the heavy alluvial red water from the Mekong River flooded the fields, the seeds of the previous season began to bloom with beautiful round leaves. Then, water lily - a characteristic plant grows with the water. It is also the time when people in Dong Thap Muoi area begin their harvest of the water lily flowers.

Together with aquatic resources, water lily flowers help people improve their lives in the flood season

Together with aquatic resources, water lily flowers help people improve their lives in the flood season

Colorful boats look like flower boats of the festival day

Colorful boats look like flower boats of the festival day

Wild purple and pure white in the girls’ hands ...

Wild purple and pure white in the girls’ hands ...

... water lily flowers create simple romantic beauty with countryside love and attract the near-and-far tourists

... water lily flowers create simple romantic beauty with countryside love and attract the near-and-far tourists 

Preparation for the early morning market

Preparation for the early morning market 

Water lily flowers is an indispensable vegetable in a pot of sour fish soup or a fragrant “mam kho” hot-pot reminding us of the time that our forefathers first cultivated the land

Water lily flowers is an indispensable vegetable in a pot of sour fish soup or a fragrant “mam kho” hot-pot reminding us of the time that our forefathers first cultivated the land

By Duy Bang – Translated by Duc Tam

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