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Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City
Our flight from KL to HCM was delayed for an hour and we lost a bag. It has since been found and delivered to the hotel.. Luckily our transfer and guide was still waiting for us. Some of the boys got very little sleep on the flight but we have managed to pack a lot into our first day. It started with lunch at Pho 2000, pho means noodle.A great way …
Off to the Mekong Delta we go...about 2 hours through the city. The highways towards the Delta are very busy as we are approaching the Chinese New Year (Feb 2). There are about 2 million people who go home from HCMC so many of the motorbike are carrying tons of packages.
We arrived at the docks and boarded our long boat, for our trip …
Today our group goes to the Cu Chi Tunnels. In 1940 this legendary tunnel network allowed the Viet Cong to control a large area close to Saigon. The tunnel stretches from Saigon to the Cambodian border some 250km. Portions are several storeys deep and include living areas, hospitals, storage facilities, weapons factories and kitchens.
Leisure breakfast and we leave at 10:40 on for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), 10 million people and 6 million motorbikes. On the way to the airport we saw many hotels all about the same stages of construction. They are certainly building for the future and it appears they hope that tourism will be a big part of their growth.
There is …
Saigon, the last leg of tour in Vietnam before moving onto Cambodia. We set out early to visit the famous Cu Chi tunnels which is located about an hour and a half out of the city. This is a very significant site for the Vietnam war, where the Viet Cons build a system of underground tunnels to hide in by day. We had the opportunity to walk through …
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