Cu Chi Tunnels

Cu Chi Tunnels

crawling deep underneath the surface where Vietnamese hid from bombs

Location: 

Củ Chi, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Duration: 

Friday, June 30, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Cu Chi Tunnels: extensive network of small tunnels that functioned as shelter and home
  2. American War: Vietnamese resistance against the American occupation (Vietnam War)
  3. Location: about one hour outside of Ho Chi Minh City close to the border to Cambodiainfo-icon
  4. Cu Chi War Museum: great exhibition and explanation of the regions tragic history
  5. Experience: getting soaking sweaty while crawling through the narrow tunnel system 

Image sources

  1. Small huts hosting the museum
  2. Guide entering a Cu Chi tunnel
  3. A tunnel leading to the tunnels
  4. Guide explaining the war tunnels
  5. Cu Chi tunnels hidden in the forest

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