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Man gets cupping therapy on Saigon sidewalk.

A man getting cupping therapy on a Ho Chi Minh City sidewalk. It is an ancient method of applying acupressure through the creation of a local vacuum to induce blood flow for the purposes of promoting healing. Common ailments it is used for are musculoskeletal conditions and respiratory diseases, such as bronchitis, pneumonia, and the common cold.

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Vietnam is like a shoulder pole connecting the two rice baskets of the Red and Mekong river deltas. Justly famous for its food and beaches, you might be surprised by its temperate mountain regions and colourful ethnic minorities. If you enjoy culture, history, food, and outdoor activities, you will find ample reasons to visit Vietnam. To learn more about the country, read our articles and see our photos. Have any questions or comments? Become an Adventurocity community member and share them on our spam-free message boards.

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