Cao Dai Temple

Day 8– Part 1 This temple was so vibrant and beautiful, I needed to give it it’s own post. From the itinerary: Depart this morning for Cai Be, deep in the heart of the Mekong Delta. En route, stop at Cao Dai Temple to witness firsthand a fascinating fusion of Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, native Vietnamese spiritualism,…

Cu Chi Tunnels

Day 7– Flying back in time to Spring 2013. More accurate itinerary, thanks to the folks at Friendly Planet: After breakfast, drive to the Cu Chi Tunnels, begun by the Viet Minh in the 1940’s. The incredible network of tunnels once stretched for 210 miles and contained extensive Viet Cong infrastructure including tactical quarters, storage…