Sapa Emotion Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Room service
- Continental Breakfast
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The trip to Sa Pa didn't get off to a great start when the bus driver decided to go off roading in the pouring rain and got us stuck in a mud slide driving up the mountain. We were there for around 4 hours but it was in the middle of the night so I just went back to sleep while the driver tried to drive us out but made the situation worse and worse each time. The lights came on around 5.30 and we were all told to get off the bus and push, everyone got covered in mud ...
... luck I didn't fall though. Everyone else is using their hands to climb. Very few people have proper shoes on because this is supposed to be the 'easy' trek/homestay. We make our way down the trail to a clearing and beautiful lookout over the valley. We are taking pictures while our guides are in the woods cutting down small trees to make walking sticks for people who have acknowledged their inadequacies. We hear a scream and see Zoo and Shoe running down ...
... stalls in the midst of rice paddies. Unfortunately they were more often than not 1-3 buildings made from aluminum siding and surrounded by trampled paths littered with garbage. Adding to this less than pleasant scene was the smell: a mixture of water buffalo (used as work animals in the paddies) dung and human refuse from the limited sewage systems available. Needless to say, as we continued to pass these establishments we became ...
... gave them to the Mong children wandering the streets here. Amazing how they flock to you when there is something on offer, but we were glad to give them to them.
Our guide, Chiang and his driver came to pick us up to go back to Lao Cai Station. We enjoyed the mountain scenery as we drove - it was quit spectacular. At the station we had a small bite to eat and filled out an evaluation form for Chiang's company, Sapa Pathfinder Travel, before boarding for the ...
The journey on the night train was comfortable with proper beds, somewhat narrow and just a touch too short for Ollie, but more pleasurable than the recent night buses especially when you allow the motion of the train to rock you to sleep-don't fight it! There were 4 beds in our cabin which we shared with 2 French guys who spoke good English so we shared tales of travelling before getting tucked into bed. On arrival at the train station we needed to get ...