Today's cool hotel history lesson for today involves the Metropole Hotel in Hanoi which recently discovered a Vietnam War-era secret bunker that once housed Jane Fonda, Joan Baez and a few others during the 1972 Christmas bombings by American forces. After the bombings and the war, the bunker had been sealed and forgotten. And while the hotel always knew of the shelter, they could never find it.
Joan Baez in Vietnam? The once-controversial 72-year-old folk singer and one-time Bob Dylan muse recently visited the Metropole Hanoi in Vietnam, where she and the rest of a peace delegation last stayed 40 years ago in 1972. In late... Read Post
A bomb shelter dating back to the Vietnam War has been unearthed beneath the famous Metropole Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam. The hotel, which has hosted celebrities like Charlie Chaplin, Graham Greene, Jane Fonda and numerous war correspo... Read Post