Touring the DMZ: Day Two (North Vietnam)

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Well here we are – day two of my DMZ tour is over. I’ve been through the sites of the south, and now I’ve seen what remains of the north. And the best part of the whole experience – definitely the Vinh Moc Tunnels! You just can’t beat the fascinating sight of seeing how people lived in tunnels during the …

Touring the DMZ: Day One (South Vietnam)

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I arrived into Dong Ha after my tiny 15km ride (having not made the complete distance yesterday), and was naturally exhausted. But I’d already booked my DMZ tour, and I’d barely jumped in the shower before Mr Hoa arrived ready to find out where I wanted to go and what I wanted to see. Today we set ourselves up for …

Touring the DMZ: Understanding the Vietnam War

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What I knew about the Vietnam War essentially came from a favourite book series of mine called The Bronze Horseman, which, to be honest, is more about World War Two than Vietnam… But that’s where I’d gotten my info from anyway… Essentially, it meant I knew very little (although apparently more than a lot of others), but I lacked significantly …