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Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of…

South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

Medical Tourism – Dental Care …

The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

War Remnants Museum – Archiving the Bitter Stories of the Vietnam War

Located in the Indochina Peninsula is the rapidly developing oriental nation of Vietnam. Considered to be one of the most popular Southeast Asian nations, Vietnam is a beautiful country known for its scenic beauty. With many breathtaking mountain ranges, pristine beaches and exotic landscapes, Vietnam is a tourist destination that combines natural beauty with the charm and exoticism of the orient. Offering tranquil Hoi An accommodation is the luxury and highly recommendable Anantara Hoi An Resort.
No other attraction in Vietnam is popular just as much as it is controversial as the War Remnants Museum. Formerly known as the Museum of Chinese and American War Crimes, the War Remnants Museum attempts to chronicle and retell the harrowing and bitter stories of the Vietnam War. The reason this museum in particular is of immense popularity has to do with its focus on the atrocities suffered by the civilians of Vietnam. For the most part of the Vietnam War, the west was shielded from the brutality of the situation on the ground, and by depicting the real situations and stories of the war; the War Remnants Museum gives its visitors a harrowing account of the futility and brutality of war.
The museum boasts a collection of rare items and equipment used in the war such as rifles, grenades, pistols and knifes used by the forces of both sides. In addition to this, the museum also houses a captured US helicopter, a tank used in combat, two fighter and bomber aircraft, and even a model of the notorious “tiger cages” used to imprison political prisoners by the Viet Cong. However, the most significant exhibitions are those which show the suffering endured by the civilians. These include picture galleries of the infamous My Lai Massacre, images of victims of napalm and chemical weapons, and the plight that children faced due to the war. There is also a special exhibition for the many photographers who were killed while trying to capture the images of the conflict.

Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+

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