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Trap Door

One of the many booby traps used by the North Vietnamese to maim and/or kill US soldiers in the jungle. These spikes were laden with poison taken from cobras the US released into the tunnels trying to kill the Viet Cong soldiers within.
Back to the Grind - Sightseeing In Saigon

February 25th 2012
Standing on the sidewalk in the massive maze of downtown Saigon, we strapped our packs on and started walking. We had only the faintest idea of where we were, but seeing as how a minivan had shuttled us from where the intercity bus had left us to somewhere closer to downtown, we made the assumption that we must be near our desired destination. If that doesn't make a lot of sense to you on read ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnamese Flag The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
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