Military Sites Of Vietnam

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Vietnam stretches in a narrow strip of 1,600 km from north to south along the east coast of Indochina. Due to the large extent of country vacation is possible all year round, unlike some other countries of the East, from November through July – in the south, April to September in the central part of the country. The rainy season (September to December) are not afraid of tropical downpours, one or two hours a day, often at night, the humidity increased. The air temperature at the seaside resorts of Vietnam are rarely falls below 28 C. Since the days of Soviet-Vietnamese friendship is kept warm attitude towards Russian. They are called "Lins" (which means "the Soviet Union"). Vietnam is considered one of the safest countries in South-East Asia but thieves are very clever. Iron fortified triangle Cu Chi is about an hour's drive north of Ho Chi Minh City.

A system of underground tunnels stretching over 200 miles to the Cambodian border. The Vietnamese have dug in their the war with the United States. The main axis, on which three or four-meter laid brickwork, has a system of branches connecting to underground shelters and entrances to other tunnels and extensive facilities for rest and sleep, for meetings, hospitals, weapons rooms, etc. The width of some passages – from 0.5 to 1 m. However, they squeezed through deft Vietnamese soldiers. The top cover withstands breaking 100-pound bombs. These sites were the strongest artillery fire, they are repeatedly bombed, filled with napalm.

The land here is studded with fragments of shells and bombs. Hence the name "Iron Triangle". Today, the Cu Chi Tunnels provide a unique opportunity acquainted with the underground life of Vietnamese guerrillas. Tunnels are specially widened for the tourists. Near the shooting range you can shoot from the Soviet AK-47 or U.S. M-16. Ho Chi Minh trail One of the most famous sights of Vietnam. She appeared in 1959, when the revolutionary regime of the North began the struggle for reunification with the South. During the war, this complex system of mountain and forest trails connected the two of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. By 1974, "Path" is already a complicated infrastructure with underground hospitals, warehouses, and many areas have been paved or paved. Modern Ho Chi Minh Trail called the highway number 1 Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City. Museum trails Ho Chi Minh City located in the province of Ba Vinh, 20 km from Hanoi. Ho Chi Minh City from Hanoi or you can go for a two week tour of her mini-bus or train. Stop (traveling from north to south): Hue, Danang and Hoi An, Nha Trang, Da Lat and on the Central Plateau.