Travel Blogs from My Son, Vietnam

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My Son, My Son, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam travel blog

My Son

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Nothing compared to Angkor Wat (save yourself the ...

My Son, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

My Son

A travel blog entry by dane

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... aren't for everyone.  But I did study archaeology, I even dug up a few things, I take an interest in history.  But My Son didn't do anything for me.  It's a short walk on a paved road through not very dense jungle to a few small ...

Old Chinese and French houses, Hoi An, Danang and My Son, Vietnam travel blog

Old Chinese and French houses

A travel blog entry by adamandeva

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... we eat some very bad pizza whose photos we do not share with you for fear of offending. Lastly we visit the ancient Champa ruins of My Son-- sort of the poor man's Vietnamese Angkor Wat, in a way. (Well, actually it's nothing like that, but it's late ...

My Son Pictures, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

My Son Pictures

A travel blog entry by pandacourtis

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To avoid the "tourists" early start 6:30 to the ruins at My Son - which was nice and peacful to look round (see ...

Who knows King Bhadravarman?, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

Who knows King Bhadravarman?

A travel blog entry by tom_s

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... to get to - I hired a motorbike taxi for an early morning start (for less dosh than the LP recommended) and got to My Son (50km through scenic rice paddies and small villages) before anybody else did. I spent 2 hours wandering around, enjoying the ...

My Son, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

My Son

A travel blog entry by jenisonajourney

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... over the place, mostly buddist temples.  The thing that makes them stand out the most is the abject poverty surrounding them........... My Son was beautiful but a bit sad, there are only a few parts of the old civilisation remaining but it is hard to ...

C'mon My Son, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

C'mon My Son

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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... and ordered us to remember what he told us as he'd be testing us later. He meant it so we listened: Meaning 'beautiful mountain', the My Son ruins were built from the 4th to the 14th centuries by the Chamba people who came to Vietnam by boat from Java. At ...

Father and Son...My Son, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

Father and Son...My Son

A travel blog entry by jbandsarah.rtw

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... the town, we felt like we should get back on the culture trail and organised a bus trip out to the temple complex of My Son.   Built between the 4th and 13th centuries, the Cham site was discovered by French archaeologists in the 1890's and then ...

A Shiva Temple in Central Vietnam??, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

A Shiva Temple in Central Vietnam??

A travel blog entry by cupcrazy1994

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... I spent most of the day talking with an older South African couple that was really friendly.  Overall, I really liked visiting My Son because I could appreciate the Indian designs that are so familiar to me, while at the same time being so seemingly ...

Trip to My Son, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

Trip to My Son

A travel blog entry by tandc2007

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... to Hue), but there are still enough relics at the My Son site to see how imposing they would have looked originally. After we leave the My Son ruins, many of us on the tour have opted for an option which takes us back to Hoi An by boat. We are taken ...

My Vietnamese Son, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

My Vietnamese Son

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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My Son is perhaps Vietnam's most important historical site and one of the foremost Hindu temple complexes in South-East Asia, obviously being overshadowed by nearby Angkor Wat. With the earliest parts dating all the way to the 4th Century AD ...

Site sacre Cham, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

Site sacre Cham

A travel blog entry by nicob

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A ...

moto-drive to My Son ruins, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

moto-drive to My Son ruins

A travel blog entry by dreamteam

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We got up early to get to the ruins before all other tourists would ruin our pictures... So we hopped on our bikes inclusive driver ...

My Son, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

My Son

A travel blog entry by mies

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Cham Ruins, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

Cham Ruins

A travel blog entry by shilts

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Toi An Chay actually means I am veggie (no meat, fish, eggs), but actually had a fried egg baguette for breaky before a tour by bus to th echam ruins - a hindu people probably from south india/indonesia built in the 7th century. the Champa empire was ...

My Lai massacre, Son My, Vietnam travel blog

My Lai massacre

A travel blog entry by eric

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... gift shop: old dog tags from American soldiers.  Most likely they were fake.  But the principle still bothered me.  Vietnam has been eager to establish trade relations with the US to support its economic growth. So I talked to the museum ...

Visite du sanctuaire de My Son, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

Visite du sanctuaire de My Son

A travel blog entry by sophie-nuno

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My Son ancien royaume du peuple Champa. C'était un important centre religieux, il fût habité jusqu’au 13ème siècle. La plupart des temples étaient dédiés aux Rois Cham ainsi qu’à différentes divinités. Evidemment nous essayons de ...

My Son Temple Ruins, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

My Son Temple Ruins

A travel blog entry by cbyung

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... , only 20 have survived, and extensive restoration work is ongoing as it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. My Son is characterized as the Vietnam's Angkor Wat, but the grounds are not sprawling or as spread out.  It took us about 90 ...

The People On The Bus Go 'Raa Raa Raa', My Son , Vietnam travel blog

The People On The Bus Go 'Raa Raa Raa'

A travel blog entry by banyon

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... well too and turns out to be full of information and crude jokes. He tells us about the Champa Kingdom, the history of My Son and it's abandonment when the Cham people moved south. We walk around the site stopping at important structures, our guide is ...

visting 'My Son' temples and travelling to Hue, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

visting 'My Son' temples and travelling to Hue

A travel blog entry by ukuko

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"My Son" is great.. Angkor Wat alike.. see the ...

My Son, ancient ruins in the jungle, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

My Son, ancient ruins in the jungle

A travel blog entry by ulka

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My Son is Vietnam's most significant archaeological site with the ancient ruins of the Champa Kingdom from the fourth century. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. My Son was a place of worship of Lord Vishnu and Shiva and it was the ...

Cycle to My Son WHU, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

Cycle to My Son WHU

A travel blog entry by longtail

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On the bike and on the beach Hoi An and My Son, Hoi An My son, Vietnam travel blog

On the bike and on the beach Hoi An and My Son

A travel blog entry by michaelcross

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... putting it into practice was becoming clear. We had booked a guided cycle tour from our hotel to the ancient Cham ruins of My Son, a short cycle ride of about 40km through rice paddies, along river banks and through small farming and fishing villages. The ...

My Son, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

My Son

A travel blog entry by departurelounge

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My Son Temples, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

My Son Temples

A travel blog entry by wess98

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White Boots Marching Through a Yellow Land, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

White Boots Marching Through a Yellow Land

A travel blog entry by wandering_man

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... meanders north towards the DMZ, evidence of the American War becomes clearer.  A trip to the 9th Century Cham ruins at My Son was troubling. Hoi An is described in Lonely Planet as a city mutually spared from damage and destruction  and damage ...

Day trip to see 'My Son' & An Bang ;-), My Son, Vietnam travel blog

Day trip to see 'My Son' & An Bang ;-)

A travel blog entry by kimandfrancisco

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... and doesn't need it for that day ?!  We went for option 2 :) 500.000 dong later, we were on the road to My Son, the site of Vietnam's most extensive Cham remains (temple complex in a jungle valley, but most of it got destroyed by US bombing). 40km ...

Son My & My Khe, the site of the My Lai Massacre, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

Son My & My Khe, the site of the My Lai Massacre

A travel blog entry by lostandhungry

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... were women and children trying to escape. When the incident became public knowledge in 1969 the world was outraged... Read more about the My Lai Massacre. The ride was longer than we thought it would be and we were both extra exhausted by the time we got ...

Swiatynia Czampow o wschodzie slonca, My Son, Vietnam travel blog

Swiatynia Czampow o wschodzie slonca

A travel blog entry by paula-marcin

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... gospodarcza potega w regionie. W swoim rozkwicie lud Czampow opanowal terytorium dzisiejszego centralnego i poludniowego Wietnamu, a hinduistyczne My Son stanowilo ich najwazniejszy osrodek religijny. Wiekszosc zachowanych do dzis budowli datuje sie na IX ...

It's pronounced

It's pronounced "me sun"

A travel blog entry by nathanzehr

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... old and not be at least a little interested in them. But there isn't much else to say here. This was a day trip from Hoi An, and then I went back to Hoi An to catch the bus north to Hue. So have a look at the photos, and look for my next entry, from Hue. ...

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