Every year, thousands of people flock to Chau Doc Town near the Cambodian border in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta to pay their respects to Ba Chua Xu, the famous goddess of wealth, at a temple on top of Sam Mountain.
Ba Chua Xu temple
The trip is usually taken during the 15th day of the first lunar month or in the second half of the fourth lunar month, which is typically in February and May, respectively, on the Western calendar.But I think the beauty of this incredibly friendly town is revealed best during the rainy season, or what is more commonly known in this low-lying region as the high-tide season.
Recently, I took a 280km trip from HCM City to Chau Doc to sightsee and shop leisurely on a xe loi, a pedicab drawn by a bicycle, as in the old days...Read more
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