"Exploring Vietnam" gives us a much better understanding of the long history of the Vietnamese people. This entertaining and educational DVD is ideal for home or the classroom. It is appropriate for all ages. Length is 37 minutes.
It starts in Bangkok, Thailand with two days of sightseeing around the area before flying to Hanoi, Vietnam.
In Hanoi, see Ho Chi Minh’s tomb, visit the market, and see the Hanoi Hilton, which is what the United States prisoners called it during the Vietnam War, and other interesting places.
Travel from Hanoi to Ha Long where a boat ride on the Tonkin Gulf allows us to see people who live on boats.
Near Hoi An visit the city and
ruins of My Son. Float on the Perfume River in Hue and visit a pagoda. At
night, enjoy an enactment of a Kings dinner. See
the beautiful China Beach
which was an R&R spot for American Military.
In Saigon, now called Ho Chi Minh City, visit the city and the President’s palace.
Look at the Cu Chi Tunnel where the Vietcong hid during the Vietnamese war and from the French colonists before it. Tour the Mekong Delta by boat and visit the Cao Dai Temple.
Learn about the unique Vietnamese culture through the food and visits to markets, museums and historical sites. With beautiful countryside and beaches, Vietnam is full of surprises.
If you have wondered what Vietnam looks like today, or just want to have a better understanding of the long history of the Vietnamese people, this the DVD is for you.