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Vietnam’s tourism back on track in world’s largest cave

Publication date 21 January 2021 | 10:30 | ICT

Vast rock formations the size of multi-storey buildings loom above Ho Minh Phuc, as he picks a path through the gloom inside the world’s largest cave.



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