A Vietnamese Island Group Unspoiled by Tourism

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A Vietnamese Island Group Unspoiled by Tourism

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AFTER NIGHT has fallen over the Six Senses resort on Con Dao, a lush green island group ringed by sandy beaches off the coast of the Vietnamese mainland, a guide gingerly approaches guests finishing dinner on a wooden patio fronting a mile-long beach. It’s a typical balmy southern Vietnamese evening—the sound of waves lapping the shore is punctuated by quiet conversation—until the guide asks: “Are you ready to visit the cemetery?” A strange question at a luxury resort, but Con Dao is no ordinary place.

These islands…

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