A building on the sea called Johnson South Reef or Chigua Reef is a reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. It is contiguous with Vietnam-occupied Collins Reef which lies 4 miles (6 km) away northwest. Naturally above water only at low tide, but some sources say that many rocks are above water at high tide. This is the site of Johnson South Reef Skirmish in 1988, fought by China and...
Thitu is one of the the Spratly Islands wich are a disputed group of approximately 100 reefs and islets in the South China Sea. China, Taiwan, and Vietnam each claim sovereignty over the entire group of islands, while Brunei, Malaysia, and the Philippines each claim various parts.
Bien Hoa Air Base is a Vietnam People's Air Force (Khong Quan Nhan Dan Viet Nam) military airfield located in South-Central southern Vietnam about 20 miles (30 kilometers) from Saigon near the city of Bien Hoa within Dong Nai Province.
During the Vietnam Wars (1955-1975), the base was used by the Republic of Vietnam Air Force Force (VNAF). The United States used it as a major bas...
1. Taipei 101, Taiwan
2. Petronas Towers, Malaysia
3. Sears Tower, USA
4. Jin Mao Tower, China
5. Two International Finance Centre, China
6. CITIC Plaza, China
7. Shun Hing Square, China
8. Empire State Building, USA
9. Central Plaza, China
10. Bank of China, China
This is the famous beach from the motion picture THE BEACH starring Leonardo DiCaprio. But the Beach named MAYA BAY located on the Island Koh Pee Pee Lae in Thailand, isn't completly surrounded by rocks like in the movie. The illusion was created by adding on giant rock with CGI. But: The Beach is really amazing!
The East West road is the route 9 from Thailand to Vietnam. From this viewpoint to the east it is just 40 km to the Vietnamese border, where the De-Militarized-Zone (17th paralell) was. The Ho-Chi-Minh trail started from North Vietnam into Laos, crossed the road #9 at Xepone and moved south on a network of paths through Laos and Cambodia into South Vietnam. This smalltown received more tons of ...