Visiting Tay Ninh Province

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November 25th 2009
Published: November 25th 2009
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Visiting Tay Ninh Province The three big reasons to visit Tay Ninh Province. Probably, the first on the list for most visitors is the Cu Chi tunnels. I visited those in 1992, which was before they were a big tourist draw. With Tom Mangold’s book The Tunnels of Cu Chi was published in 1986, the tunnels were known to the world. When Vietnam opened its doors to tourist people flocked to Tay Nin... Read Full Entry

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I noticed that they had sort of a channel around the inside of the Church. I asked why, is it for condensation? The answer was that the leadership of the Church can see in the future and that they predict Tay Ninh will have a colder climate in the future like Dalat. So, they built the Church so they could hang curtains inside and the curtains will be secured in those channels.

Much of the Cao Dai compound was confiscated by the government

25th November 2009

Tay Ninh
Kent, I've been enjoying your travel blog, even though I live in Saigon. I'm a frequent visitor to Tay Ninh and, as you know, my novel, "Tears of Tay Ninh" is set there and along the Cambodian border in 1966. You provided me with a little known fact, and that is General The is buried on Nui Ba Den -- Black Lady's Mountain. Thank you for that. Tay Ninh is a magical and a mystical place. It's one of my favorite places to go when I need to get away from the hussle and bustle of Saigon. The people in Tay Ninh are extremely friendly and helpful. Best to you on your journey through Viet Nam. Thomas
26th November 2009

Dad, I still like the pics you put on this site. I think every picture shows a different experience you have, so that shows you're having a great time iver there!!

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