Hong Vy 3 Hotel
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... in the late 1940's and were later expanded and repaired around 1960. These tunnels were played a huge role in the US/Vietnam war. Crawling through 20 meters of an enlarged tunnel was terrifying. Our pictures show booby traps and tunnel size.
We spent the afternoon walking through the Reunification Palace. It was definitely styled in the 70s.
That night we treated ourselves to a traditional Vietnamese dinner.
... vegetables. That summary doesnt tell you how good it is though, it also comes with a bowl of soup with a green edible leaf in it that is hot. I watched the guy opposite and learned how to eat it, which was basically eat the leaves and pour the soup down your throat. Guy opposite asked a young woman to ask how old I was, she said you are very handsome! Wasn't that nice? First compliment I have got here, usually its Happy ...
... from more touristy areas. Lots of Chinese food, herbal shops selling God knows what, and a huge market plus...if it's possible - even more motorbike traffic.
Our senses are all agog whilst we visit some important Chinese Pagodas; one of them had a statue of a tiger where people had placed raw bacon in it's mouth and giving it water as offerings ???
After an hour we were Pagoderd-out so went for lunch and thought we'd try ...
... kept rubbing my arm staring at my skin i was like RANDOM!
Chu Chi Tunnels was amazing to see, I would highly recommend it! We got to walk round the jungle, see an actual entrance to the tunnels, go through the tunnels and have a go at shouting!
The Vietnamese soldiers tactics were so clever, they didn't have the money, power or machinery to fight against the Americans and ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHong Vy 3 Hotel Ho Chi Minh City
Good location within walking distance of the main central attractions. Hotel was good, rooms good size, bathrooms slightly small but ok. Breakfast on the 10th floor. Staff helpful, but only one small lift.
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