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Northern Vietnam Part 3: Sapa

Part 3. Sapa Three buses, one ferry and an overnight train from Cat Ba, we were in Sa Pa, home to Indochina’s tallest peak – Mount Fansipan at 3146m. 1600m above sea level and hugged firmly by thick dense clouds, the town was rather cold. Adventure seekers normally come here to climb Mt Fansipan, however … Continue reading


Chumphon in 5 words 1. local 2. authentic 3. simple 4. bustling 5. interactive 6am at Chumphon Station Accommodation Place – Chumphon Gardens Hotel Cost – $14 per night Facilities – restaurant with cheap breakfast 60 Baht – however your choices were 2 eggs and cold sausage or Thai soup. Both came with toast and … Continue reading


Bangkok in 5 words lively tantalising contrasting risky concealing Bangkok Accommodation Place – Chatrium Residence Cost – $65 per night Facilities – Pool, gym, sauna, spa, steam room, in-room kitchenette Review – A bit far out of town, but very close to the Metropolitan Rapid Transit buses (MRT) which linked to the Mass Transit System … Continue reading