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Museum in Sepon & the Ho Chi Minh Trail

War Museum

Twenty kilometres east of Sepon, Ban Dong (Dong Village) was on one of the major thoroughfares of the Ho Chi Minh Trail and is the easiest place to see what little material is left from the war. Most of what was pre…
Historic Site in Sepon & the Ho Chi Minh Trail

Ho Chi Minh Trail

The infamous Ho Chi Minh Trail is actually a complex network of dirt paths and gravel roads running parallel to the Laos–Vietnam border from Khammuan Province in the north to Cambodia in the south. The dirt road tha…
Historic Site in Sepon & the Ho Chi Minh Trail

Sepon Kao

A trip to Sepon Kao is a sobering experience. On the banks of the Se Pon, Sepon Kao was bombed almost into the Stone Age during the war. If you're on foot or bike, head east from Sepon and turn right just after Km 1…
Historic Site in Sepon & the Ho Chi Minh Trail

Muang Phin

An imposing Vietnamese-built monument to Lao-Vietnamese cooperation during the Indochina wars stands in Muang Phin, 155km east of Savannakhet and 34km west of Sepon. Done in the stark 'Heroes of Socialism' style, th…