Vietnams apocalyptic waterpark

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Ho Thuy Tien water park opened on the outskirts of old town hue, Vietnam in 2004 and after its short lived success, upon closure has become a popular tourist curiosity with the added myth you might be accompanied by crocodiles on your visit.

The iconic dragon aquarium
Taking a 15 minute drive south from the old citadel (imperial city) the sealed roads became dirt, the cars and pandemonium on the roads ceased to exist and we found ourselves bouncing along a dirt track, overgrown with jungle with an array of bizarre statues placed along the roadside leading the way.

Upon arrival to the park gate the taxi pulled up to an old toll gate, beeped the horn and out walked the most questionably legitimate security guard I had seen. He required 20,000 VND each for us to pass and for his effort to pull a drawstring rope to open the…

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