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Chu Chi Tunnels (dsc03150)

Chu Chi Tunnels (dsc03150)

Entrance to one of the tunnels used by the Vietcong at Chu Chi.


Market Stall (dsc03199)

Market Stall (dsc03199)

Photo of chopsticks and chopstick rests from stall in the main market.


Soldier entering Vietcong tunnel (dsc0314)

Soldier entering Vietcong tunnel (dsc0314)

I was told by our soldier-guide at the Chu Chi Tunnels that the Americans, who were too large for the tunnels, enlisted the help of Mexicans to enter the tunnels.


Spring Roll Skins (dsc03169)

Spring Roll Skins (dsc03169)

Vietnamese spring roll skins drying in the sun at Chu Chi Tunnels.


Street (dsc03205)

Street (dsc03205)

I bought this painting ("Street") by Quach Dong Phuong, a contemporary Vietnamese artist, from the Lac Hong Gallery in Ho Chi Minh. Take a look at www.lachonggallery.com.


Street Scene (dsc03192)

Street Scene (dsc03192)

Typical side street in Ho Chi Minh. School had just let out.


Wine (dsc03178)

Wine (dsc03178)

Snake and scorpion wine on sale at Dong 30,000 (US$2).