New Delta tour visits author’s home

A new tour route from the New Delta tour visits author's homeof My Tho to Cho Gao District was inaugurated on Tuesday in the southern province of Tien Giang to help introduce tourists to the culture and customs of the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region.

The 40km route will bring tourists to the home of writer Son Nam (1926-2008) in My Tho to explore the life and career of the writer known as the “Old Man of the South”.

Tourists will also get a chance to visit the archaeological site of the Oc Eo Culture (1st-7th centuries) and visit farms growing dragonfruit, the provincial speciality, where they can enjoy popular singing with the farmers.

* Ethnic youth receive English training

The first English course for 15 ethnic youth in Kon Plong District in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum was completed on Tuesday after being conducted for six months.

After the course, the trainees are equipped with skills to work in the tourism industry.

Other courses will be held in the future to equip the students with skills to communicate with tourists and introduce the local culture and landscape.

VietNamNet/Viet Nam News