In a failed attempt to escape the heat of Phnom Penh (it was equally hot in Ho Chi Minh City) we treated ourselves to a mini-break in Vietnam. A perfect opportunity to dust off all those Vietnam war film quotes from 1980s classics! There are so many things to do in Vietnam, but as our time was limited, here are our highlights:

1. Cu Chi tunnels

A tunnel system outside of Saigon, which was used by the Vietcon during the war to  hide from the Amercian troops:
cu chi tunnelsTake cover…Entrance, made for small Vietnamese, not so great for well-fed tourists…
Bum too fat?

Tunnel rat
Commandante Che Tamara
aka ‘Barn-door’ (hands off the magazine. ffs.)
As opposed to ‘One shot, one kill’

2. Mekong Delta

Tourist – just needs a big map…

 3. Ho Chi Minh City?………

or Saigon, for the traditionalists.
Socialist Republic of Vietnam?
Whacky Races (khe, he, he, he, he)
So these were our favourite things to do in Vietnam with limited time? What are your favourite spots in Vietnam?

About Tammyonthemove

Tammy & Chris are a couple hailing from Germany and England, meaning between them they are efficient and polite, but unable to talk about football. Find out why they stopped pushing pens around the British civil service to travel the world on their blog.

6 Thoughts on “You weren’t there maaaan

  1. Nice photos. Hope you will come back my country and visit its north. It is worth trying.
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  2. Awesome pics! I I myself love Bia Hoi the best. It is a great way to be cool in summer time!
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  3. My family went to the Cu Chi tunnels. That’s amazing. I have a fantastic experience. I love Ho Chi Minh city

  4. I love your picture. It makes me want to go to Ho Chi Minh city early. I hope I will have a fantastic experience.

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