Cu Chi Tunnels in Vietnam

  • The Viet-Cong used these partially buried structures to hide from the Americans during the Vietnam war 

    The Viet-Cong used these partially buried structures to hide from the...

  • Everything was done in these huts from hospital triage to making of rice paper (pictured) for dinner

    Everything was done in these huts from hospital triage to making of rice...

  • Until you see them you can't believe how small some of the entrances are to the Cu Chi tunnels

    Until you see them you can't believe how small some of the entrances are...

  • The entrances, as well as being small are incredibaly well camoflauged!

    The entrances, as well as being small are incredibaly well camoflauged!

  • That's not an ant hill! Bottom right - you see that small hole? That's how the Viet Cong disguised their air holes from the Americans

    That's not an ant hill! Bottom right - you see that small hole?...

  • The next few pictures are examples of some of teh traps set for American soliders 

    The next few pictures are examples of some of teh traps set for American...

  • Each Viet Cong soldier would be responsible for three/four traps and would have to show anyone walking through where they were before passing them on to the next person.

    Each Viet Cong soldier would be responsible for three/four traps and would...

  • This would be hung above a door in a hut to surprise any American soldiers coming in during a raid

    This would be hung above a door in a hut to surprise any American soldiers...

  • Another hidden entrance - all this would of needed was a scattering of leaves over it

    Another hidden entrance - all this would of needed was a scattering of leaves...

  • This is an abandoned tank from the US Army 

    This is an abandoned tank from the US Army 

  • Full of bullet holes as you can see

    Full of bullet holes as you can see

  • Some of the local wildlife

    Some of the local wildlife

  • We got to explore some of the larger tunnels - I say larger but you still couldn't stand up - It's hard to believe people lived in these for months at a time!

    We got to explore some of the larger tunnels - I say larger but you still...