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Unsure what it is called (maybe a monochord?) but this one-stringed instrument was part of a three piece ensemble which certainly sounded good. It is in a place called Blue Ginger (housed in a former journalists’ club) in Saigon, district 1, in Ho Chi Minh City. Located in South East Asia, Vietnam is emerging as a major tourist attraction with its legacy of Colonialsim and War. With its two main cities, the political capital Hanoi and the economic capital Ho Chi Minh City (also known as Saigon) Vietnam is fast becoming a travellers paradise. Apart from these cities, Vietnam's countryside also offers many beautiful attractions. Vietnam covers two different climatic zones - the moderate climate zone in the North of the country and the tropical climate zone in the South. In the moderate northern zone we distinguish two seasons, winter from November to April, and summer from May to October.

A monochord is an ancient musical and scientific laboratory instrument. It was used by Pythagoras about 550 BC. The word "monochord" comes from the Greek and means literally "one string." In the monochord, a single string is stretched over a sound box. The string is fixed at both ends while a moveable bridge alters pitch. Wikipedia.

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