On our second day on the Mekong, we took a smaller boat, helmed by a sweet older woman; I think her son was running the motor in the back.

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We saw a couple more markets.

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We also saw a banana flower and learned about banana flower soup.

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These are rice pancakes drying in the sun — all these were made that morning in just several hours.

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That’s not a pettin’ dog, that’s an eatin’ dog!

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No poultry snuggling!

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We tried our hand at crossing a "monkey bridge."

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And we saw a very old garden that once belonged to a wealthy resident.

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Lots of women rowing canoes passed us by.

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