Mountain View Hotel
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We got the night train to Lao Cai from Hanoi and then a free transfer by mini coach to Sapa with ET Pumpkin. They woke us on the train at 5.30am about half an hour before we pulled into the station. The ride to Sapa took about an hour so we arrived pretty early at ET Pumkin's hotel. We had already called ahead from Hanoi and made a …
The last few days my immune system has been taking on some new challengers. No, not Malaria or Typhoid Fever or anything scary like that. Just a little, what I'm calling, the Asian Common Cold. Coughing a bunch, some nasty stuff in the chest and throat, overall I feel fine but I sound and probably look...uhhhh...sick. Sleeping has kind of sucked …
Back in Hanoi I had to wait another night before collecting my passport with my Visa extension as for som reason i needed to prove where i was staying and get Hanoi Backpackers to give me a stamp. Anyway, it turned out great as when i checked back into the hostel i met my friends Marcus and Thomas again! They had been there a week since the boat …
The terraced mountains of Sapa are breathtaking.
We arrived at 5am to Lao Cai on the overnight train from Hanoi and were shuttled another hour to Sapa.
Baguettes filled empty stomachs and coffee woke the dazed and confused. We exited the café and wandered down towards our accommodation. Within seconds we were surrounded with 7 …
SAPA DAY 1
After three long days in Hanoi, we were catching an over night train to Lao Cai for a three day trekking trip. We had originally planned to do Sapa on our own but when we saw how cheap it was to go on guided treks we changed our mind.
The over night train was one of the best, soft sleeper and sharing with two people …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMountain View Hotel Sapa
we stayed in feb 2011 and although cold and damp, we loved it here. The best view I have had from a hotel room. Or maybe ever!! Very helpful staff and food not too bad either. Lovely little terrace you can sit out on to catch the warmth of the sun, when it shines
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