Con Dao from “hell on earth” to “tourist paradise” Travel

Con Dao from “hell on earth” to “tourist paradise”

Con Dao has been voted one of the best “secret” and most “appealing” islands on earth by Australian Lonely Planet and US Travel and Leisure magazines. Once a “hell on earth” for thousands of political prisoners before 1975, Con Dao has now turned into “tourist heaven” home to deserted white sand beaches with crystal clear waters and a natural reserve boasting rich marine ecosystems.
Ceremony commemorates martyrs in Con Dao Society

Ceremony commemorates martyrs in Con Dao

A ceremony at Hang Duong cemetery – a Special National Monument in the southern province of Ba Ria–Vung Tau on January 25 commemorated soldiers who had laid down their lives in battle.