Sao Mai Hotel
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I would stay here again, magnificent views, nice staff and not expensive
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... live at the on-site hostel as most of them can't make it in to Sapa each day from their village. Many of the students go on to be the next generation of trekking guides for Sapa O'Chau Trekking Agency. It's a really good social enterprise with the trekking enterprise supporting the school.
So, all primed and ready for action we were shown our painting task by our diminutive 'slave driver' - Miss Dzung! Dzung is ...
... to go down one of the tunnels which although has been widened for tourists is still unbelievably small! Our bus gets a flat tyre on the way back to the city so we have an unusual route back including walking some of the way and local buses- all part of the adventure! Our next stop is Dalat where we meet up with our Scottish friends. Here we take part in the regional-famous canyoning. This included sliding down 2 waterfalls, 1 of which was head first! ...