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Vinh Moc Tunnels for a claustrophobic

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Vinh Moc Tunnels for a claustrophobic

Hi everybody,

Appreciate anybody with an insight in this.

My hubby is a bit of a claustrophobic and he didn't handle Cu Chi very well last time we were there. Is Vinh Moc better or should I skip it?

Many thanks!

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1. Re: Vinh Moc Tunnels for a claustrophobic

Hi Linda,

If he got through Cu Chi, he shouldn't have any problems with Vinh Moc.

No crawling involved, and in some parts l could stand without stooping.

Being only 3 foot 6, may have helped with that. ;-)

Just joking, I'm just short of 6 foot. :-)

Cheers,

Scott

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2. Re: Vinh Moc Tunnels for a claustrophobic

Hmm,

He did Cu Chi but was very nauseous and lightheaded when he came out. having said that he's 5" 10 so he's probably going to OK at VM.

Thank you for responding to questions from non-beer drinkers!

Linda

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3. Re: Vinh Moc Tunnels for a claustrophobic

"Thank you for responding to questions from non-beer drinkers!"

Yes, I did consider my position before responding.

But, I try to be understanding of all points of view.

Not very successfully, I might add, but I do try. ;-)

Lisa was a bit the same; she hated Cu Chi (the feeling of claustrophobia) but managed to get through to the first exit.

Don't tell anyone, but I didn't really enjoy it either..... :-(

Lisa was all set to go into VM, but as we got to the entrance, she panicked a little and decided to sit it out.

As I said, there were parts that I could stand quite comfortably, and there was no crawling.

Compared to Cu Chi, they were huge.

Maybe don't tell him that though, and then he'll, hopefully, be pleasantly surprised. ;-)

Scott

Edited: 08 February 2017, 16:37
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4. Re: Vinh Moc Tunnels for a claustrophobic

Don't worry Scott, I'm doing the heavy lifting with the planning so he basically has no F idea where he is going :)

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5. Re: Vinh Moc Tunnels for a claustrophobic

Hahaha, that's funny!

I never use lol, but l did. :-):-):-)

Scott

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