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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Vietnam, Beautiful Artist And Artwork

 

Our second day in Ho Chi Minh city is planned to start a little later than our first day. This time we have the opportunity to enjoy a splendid breakfast at Tan Hai Long which is included in the price of our room.

 

003Delicious fried rice, meats along with a bowl of fresh soup with shrimp and hot peppers and I am stuffed to begin the day.

 

 

 

 

Today, we are headed to visit Cu Chi Tunnels on a very affordable tour about US$8 per person. As with our tour the previous day we are picked up along with others and given another perspective on the history of Vietnam.

 

 

005As we did yesterday, we make a stop at a factory/tourist attraction where disable students use their talents to create some beautiful and awesome artwork.

 

 

 

 

These students are just some of the victims of the American military use of “Agent Orange” here during the Vietnam war. I have an admiration for them as I watch them at work using items like eggshells to produce masterpieces.

 

 

009Beautiful Vietnamese Artwork

 

 

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It is heart wrenching to see some of insane effects of war on innocent people generations removed from the conflict.

 

 

 

 

 

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