Posts Tagged ‘dark tourism’

Morbid Curiosities: The Old Melbourne Gaol

When one pictures the city of Melbourne, the first thing that comes to mind is the picturesque Great Ocean Road, plastered on the Instagram pages of all those who have gone to the city down under. However, filled with museums and tours of historical landmarks, the city has more to…

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The Conundrum of Dark Tourism

Morbid, ghastly and dismal. Death is in the air. I felt distinctively uneasy as I was touring the Cu Chi tunnels. An extensive network of connecting tunnels, they were the Viet Cong’s hiding point and their base of operations during the Vietnam War. Booby traps and needle pits, which fatally…

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