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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

Northern Vietnam Part 2: Cat Ba Island

The happiness I was seeking in Ha Noi came in short bursts in Cat Ba. We found a cheap hotel room and were very impressed. We had huge floor to ceiling windows with vast ocean views which made me quite happy. Unfortunately for me, Cat Ba was celebrating the anniversary of Ho Chi Minh’s visit … Continue reading

Luang Nam Tha – Trekking in the Jungle

Luang Nam Tha Details Luang Nam Tha is a small quiet town, consisting of a local market, guesthouses and tour operators that make up most of its main street. Most foreigners come to Luang Nam Tha to visit the neraby Nam Ha National Protected Area (NPA) which is exactly what Chase and I went there … Continue reading

Chiang Mai

Accommodation Place – S.K. House Address – 30 Moonmuang Rd. Soi 9 Chiang Mai Cost – 3000 Baht for 3 day trek and 2 nights accommodation at the hotel Facilities – Swimming pool, hot water, restaurant, ATM, fan and air conditioned rooms, internet access Website – http://www.theskhouse.com Review – the hotel we stayed at was … Continue reading