When you would like to go back to the History, you will basically come to your grandpa or grandma to tell stories. Actually, they love talking about their experiences, especially during the wars. When it comes to such topics, it’s like it just happened yesterday because it is still fresh. Some of the elders have already forgotten what happened decades ago. While for some, stories are clearly spoken. Do you know that there are individuals, who have travel goals? One of the things that they enjoy when traveling is to learn about history.
If you are traveling to Vietnam, then you would be learning a lot, especially in Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon). Do you know that you can find here one of the most popular tourist spots, called the Cu Chi Tunnels? This tunnel had been a part of the Vietnam’s colorful and dramatic past because it played a very important role during the wars. But today, this tunnel has turned out as an attraction, where tourists from different parts of the world, visits. I guess, this is an amazing spot, so we have here a few facts and information that you may find interesting. Refer some tours to travel Cu Chi tunnels and Ho Chi Minh central here https://vietfuntravel.com/ho-chi-minh-city-tours.
The Underground Tunnel
Long time ago, during the wars, men and women worked together to dig a tunnel, which reached about 250 kilometers in length. They have to bear working on this tunnel even when it’s dark, so that American soldiers won’t catch them. They used any tool they can think of to help in digging the underground tunnel. To keep the people as well as the Viet cong soldiers, they planted booby traps.
The soldiers do not know about this tunnel at first. They had a secret entrance and the Viet cong soldiers have their own means of finding out when American soldiers are coming. If you do not know about this tunnel, then you will never know where to enter. From the secret entrance, the soldiers can shoot the Americans, who was passing by the bushes.
During that time, the Americans attack the Viet cong soldiers with bombs, too. Therefore, this tunnel also served as a hospital, meeting rooms, workshops, living rooms and bathrooms. It served as a safe hideout for the locals and soldiers as well. [Read more…] about What Things to do when you travel to Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam