Saturday, October 24, 2009

[Travelogue] A couple of pictures from the Mekong delta

I'e not been posting many pictures because uploading them over the ship's flaky internet connection is so annoying, but I couldn't resist showing these:

These are the distinctive eyes that are painted on most of the boats in the Mekong delta.

Can you imagine American parents letting their kid do this?


Chris Ryland said...

No, I can't, and that's exactly what's wrong with American parents...

Mike said...

Nifty. Ancient Greek and Roman triremes used to have the eyes too.

(From Salamis to Serenity... there's something universal about anthropomorphizing ships.)