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5/13/2019 8:13:14 PM

British billionaire impressed by Vietnam’s western region

Joe Lewis – owner of Totenham Hotspur football club had some interesting experiences in Southwest region’s rural during his visit.

Aviva superyacht in Hau River. Photo: Minh Trung/Thanh Nien

Joe Lewis is the UK’s sixth richest with a net worth of 5 billion USD. He came to Vietnam in his Aviva yacht, which is in one of the 57 super yacht of the world, weighing in 4200 tons and has 98 metre length in the late of April.

In one week, he had unforgettable experiences about the Vietnam’s western region such as touring on the Cai Rang floating market, walking in the Phu Quoc night market and getting the affection of local people.

Lewis rides the passage boat in Cai Rang floating market Photo: Skydoor

Cooking sizzling pancake, one of the Mekong Delta’s delicacy. Photo: Minh Trung/Thanh Nien

John Lewis came to the night market in May 8 and was attracted by the admiration of Phu Quoc people to Tottenham Hospur football club.

Lewis in the Phu Quoc night market in May 8. Photo: Hoang Trung/Thanh Nien

Tasting palm sugar. Photo: Hoang Trung/Thanh Nien

Especially, after 2 days, he was back to this place in May 10 because Tottenham won against Ajax Amsterdam and he thought this second visit was as “a fortune” of Tottenham to achieve a Champion League’s cup.


Shirt signing for the Totenham’s fans. Photo: Huynh Van Son/Thanh Nien


Having dinner with local dishes. Photo: Dinh Quang Thieu/ Thanh Nien

After tasting the “Pearl Island” local dishes, Lewis and his group bided fans farewell and left Phu Quoc for his next destinations: Nha Trang, Da Nang and other places in Vietnam./.

Translated by Thanh Van  
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