Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh Off The Beaten Path

  • In the monastery.
    In the monastery.
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  • Children play on a tank.
    Children play on a tank.
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  • Mekong Delta.
    Mekong Delta.
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Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh Off The Beaten Path

  • Out of Saigon - Cu Chi Tunnels

    Ho Chi Minh City Off The Beaten Path

    On our trip to Tay Ninh and Cu Chi we also visited a lovely Buddhist temple in Chau Doc. Chau Doc is best known for a massacre. On July 11 1957 anti-Diem insurgents stormed a bar in Chau Doc and killed 17 people who were drinking inside.The victims were tied up and then machine gunned. The crime was apparently carried out by communists opposed to...

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  • Mekong

    Ho Chi Minh City Off The Beaten Path

    After visting My Tho we boarded a boat and set out to explore the Mekong Delta. It was Hogmanay we had lunch in a little restaurant on an island and the local children played us Auld Lang Syne on their traditional musical instruments. As a Scot, I suddenly felt overwhelmed with homesickness; something I thought I would never again feel. We visited...

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  • Out of Saigon - Cao Dai Temple

    Ho Chi Minh City Off The Beaten Path

    The capital of the same-named province, Tay Ninh is situated 95km northwest of Ho Chi Minh City and is the original home of the Cao Dai religion which has around 3 million adherents in Southern Vietnam. Tay Ninh is home to the Cao Dai Great Temple, built between 1933 and 1955, which sits a few kilometres outside of the town. A rather garish meld...

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  • Reunification Palace

    Ho Chi Minh City Off The Beaten Path

    The Huge Park facing the Reunification Palace (Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street) that ends in front of the Diamond Plaza Mall in Pham Ngoc Thach Street and bisected by le Duan Street is a favorite of Vietnamese Locals for Hanging around and Meeting friends at acquaintances. On Sundays, the park will be full of local people and there will be many...

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  • Cu Chi Tunnels

    Cu Chi Tunnels is tough, you can crawl through some of the hard red clay tunnels connecting rooms like the medical 'clinic', HQ, the commander's bedroom, a kitchen/dining room etc. The tunnels leading to these rooms have been enlarged for tourists. It really hot underground. We even crawl on hands and knees. I just can't imagine the living...

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