Travel Blogs from Sapa, Vietnam

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Sapa Town, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Sapa Town

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... brothers and sisters do you have? Is that your husband? How old is he? How many brothers and sisters does he have? You like Vietnam?", etc, etc. Like Halong Bay, we saw no wildlife or even any birds. In talking with our guide he said that most of ...

Hill tribe trekking, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Hill tribe trekking

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... the money he charged and sending people there.  Unfortunately because that mess took a while to work out we didn’t have time in Vietnam in the end to do 2 weeks but we wanted to see what they do.  So we spent the day playing vocab games ...

Our last stop in Vietnam, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Our last stop in Vietnam

A travel blog entry by lizandsteve

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We're at the end of our 5 or so week journey up through Vietnam, in the small mountainous town of Sapa. The views of the lush green mountains are so amazing, it really is beautiful countryside. There are people from different hilltribes who inhabit the ...

Sarah, motorcycle babe...on a Vespa, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Sarah, motorcycle babe...on a Vespa

A travel blog entry by sarah

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... is too bad. It would have put Ansel Adams to shame. As would a picture of Phil and the H'Mong musician in the legendary Sapa Fife Off 2003, but I was too caught up in the moment. Please see Phil's travelogue for further details; I'm still too ...

So Long Black Hmong, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

So Long Black Hmong

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... a lot by the local tribeswomen trying to sell people things but at the end of the day they are some of the poorest people in Vietnam so we did what we shouldn't have done and rewarded some of them purely for persistence. Erica bought a bag off one of her ...

Emmas in the sky with........ clouds and rain....., Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Emmas in the sky with........ clouds and rain.....

A travel blog entry by emmaandemma

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... up but worry not, the photos for this entry are pretty much exactly the same. We thought "Oh yeah its summer now in North Vietnam of course it'll be sunny! AND the book says that between March and May are the best months to visit Sapa, weather wise." ...

The Gardens, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

The Gardens

A travel blog entry by dane

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Last Few Shots of Sapa, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Last Few Shots of Sapa

A travel blog entry by dane

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Just a few shots that I never ...

My Newspaper Feature on Sapa, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

My Newspaper Feature on Sapa

A travel blog entry by dane

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... go to http://www.mysanantonio.com/life/MYSA011308_01Q_Sapa_5ba6fd_html.html The Price of Travel by Dane Phillips SAPA, VIETNAM - I am accustomed to transportation in the developing world. I have been on buses in which poultry outnumbered ...

City in the Clouds, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

City in the Clouds

A travel blog entry by dane

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... to drive in it or accomplish anything. I just walked around looking at trees near the pub I lived in. But what we saw in Sapa was different. It wasn't fog, it was a cloud. I don't know that they're fundamentally different or share a different chemical ...

Tourism By Braille, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Tourism By Braille

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... suite (keeping in mind that we were only paying $25/night for our room and the VIP designation is generously applied throughout Vietnam). In this case we were given the room at the very top of the hotel with views that would theoretically include the ...

Same Same...But Different, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Same Same...But Different

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... beginning place for Ho Chi Minh's revolution. I didn't have that time as my visa was expiring: one month in Vietnam sure went quickly. Instead, I experienced only the superficial, with a quick glimpse into Black Hmong living. The town of Sapa ...

Enter Vietnam, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Enter Vietnam

A travel blog entry by canuckdive

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... arrived at the border town, had a very easy crossing into Vietnam, and hopped on a minibus crammed with people to head to Sapa, Vietnam. The views were great heading up the mountains, mist floating down,etc. Unfortunately, we ran over a dog on our way ...

Mixing up with the tourists, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Mixing up with the tourists

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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Mmm, Sapa, mmm, I wrote a storry on a girl from Sapa, but you'd have to wait for 3 weeks to read it. I'm too unmotivated to write anything else right now. Check out the ...

Vietnam trip, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Vietnam trip

A travel blog entry by paul

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... peoples have a right to live, to be happy and free." Ho Chi Minh in 1945 I took a group of 16 girls and 4 teachers to Vietnam to do a Duke of Edinburgh walk. We arrived in Hanoi, got the train to Sapa, walked, came back to Hanoi, got the bus ...

Sapa - Paddy Field Frenzy and Glastonbury Envy, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Sapa - Paddy Field Frenzy and Glastonbury Envy

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... up and wandered back. The hike was incredible and within minutes of arriving this is an easy winner of our favourite place in Vietnam (by a long stretch). There is little point in going into further detail about the hike as we have so many pictures of ...

Trekking - A Word with Two K's Must be Foreign, Sapa and Hanoi, Vietnam travel blog

Trekking - A Word with Two K's Must be Foreign

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... are physically fit. I don't ask what our route will be. I know I'm not going to like it. We're in the town of Sapa, Vietnam, in the Tonkinese Alps. (The dot on the map north-west of Hanoi, near the Chinese border.) The only reason people come to Sapa ...

A Walk in the Clouds, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

A Walk in the Clouds

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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OK... so upon arriving in Hanoi, we went straight to find a few our companies that might take us to visit Sapa, a famous town in northern Vietnam where you can go for hikes and visit hill tribes... And that's just what we did... Ready to ...

Mountains and Clouds, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Mountains and Clouds

A travel blog entry by dane

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There are tons of these photos, but it was just too cool.  I've never seen anything like ...

Back to Sapa with aching limbs, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Back to Sapa with aching limbs

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... . Further along we cam across some Marajuana plants! It was growing randomly all around. Wierd scenario. We got ourselves back to Sapa after witnessing some more breathtaking views. Both this and Halong Bay have views to die for and it's hard to ...

Up into the mountains for a trek, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Up into the mountains for a trek

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... the right spot (although nothing still beats Molly Malones in Siem Reap). Lorna and I then took a walk round the small town of Sapa and visited the markets and took in the views. One of the best views we got was from the veranda behind the Royal View ...

Recon in North Vietnam, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Recon in North Vietnam

A travel blog entry by paul

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... largely recovering from his illness whilst building himself a new life in Vietnam. After a quick trip to Halong Bay I headed up to Sapa, in North Vietnam where I hoped to find a project or two and a place for the volunteers to stay. Out of the bus I ...

Chilling in Sapa, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Chilling in Sapa

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... most of way in our four berth compartment (sharing with 2 others) trains very clean but full of tourists (loads of French in Vietnam unsurprisingly) Arrive an hour late at 07.50 at Lao Cai on the Vietnamese/China border and get minibus 50k to Sapa. ...

Hidden Home, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Hidden Home

A travel blog entry by dane

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Photos of the hidden home in Sapa.  This view was spectacular, and it was incredible to see how some people live.  It was obviously a very basic domicile, but it had ...

Trekking around Sapa, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Trekking around Sapa

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... Black H'mong tribe. She took us on our trek to Lao Chau and Ta Phinh which covered about 11km. We started in the clouds in Sapa but within about 20 mins it began to clear and we actually saw sunshine for the first time in a couple of weeks! Before we ...

A Few Random Shots, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

A Few Random Shots

A travel blog entry by dane

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These are just a few random shots from that same ...

Stunning Sapa, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Stunning Sapa

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... So after our Halong Bay cruise we made our way back to Hanoi before getting an overnight train to Sapa, a small mountain top village in the north of Vietnam, just 3 miles from the Chinese border. The area has many ethnic villages that are still ...

Hilltribe areas of Sapa, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Hilltribe areas of Sapa

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... so glad that I did because we walked through some spectacular scenery, just a stone throw away from the culture of Northern Vietnam. We walked through many local villages and had the opportunity to meet the unbelievably friendly people of the region. ...

Sapa, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

Sapa

A travel blog entry by arlash

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The Village People, Sapa, Vietnam travel blog

The Village People

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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