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14km from Vinh

Ho Chi Minh was born and raised in Kim Lien (Que Ngoai Bac Ho), a small hamlet 14 km to the northwest of Vinh, making it ’hallowed ground’ for patriotic Vietnamese. You won’t find much there but a few huts with thatched roofs -- there’s a loom, a spinning wheel, the family kitchen, etc., all carefully preserved. A third building houses the family temple for honouring their ancestors. It sits on ... Read more about Kim Lien .

Cuo Lo
17km northeast of Vinh

About 17 km northeast of Vinh you’ll find the Vietnamese beach vacation spot of Cua Lo. There’s some fine beach here, a bit reminiscent of the beaches around Da Nang, and of course, a long line of sea food restaurants to choose from. Unfortunately all the accommodation is on the inland side of the beach road. This whole stretch of Vietnam’s north central coast is lined with beach after beach, ... Read more about Cuo Lo .

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