We spent several relaxing hours walking and dining along Hoi An’s riverside. At midday, some locals made meals on weathered, wooden boats.
On the other side of the the Thu Bon River, colorful vessels sat tethered, patiently awaiting passengers.
Several boatmen and women along the river called out to visitors in the hope they’d hire their boats for an hour or more. (On another afternoon, we did so for two hours. While riding on the rented boat, I was thrilled to be invited to ride in a boat basket that we passed on the water. Of course I did so!)
Ladies wearing nón lá hats gossiped about the day’s happenings.
Others were more contemplative…