Sapa Emotion Hotel
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I'm in a beautiful mountain town called Sapa in the northwest region of Vietnam close to the Chinese border. Spending some time here to take in the cooler climate, to hike, and to learn more about the Hmong people that live throughout this region. This place is absolutely gorgeous!
When we last spoke I was heading to Singapore to get away from it all in India...and that city was the perfect place to do just that! ...
... our guides, find out more about the different hill tribes and villages and observe some beautiful nature. During the trek we saw different villages, waterfalls, people and their water buffalo working in rice paddies. We gained a better understanding of how rice is made, the climate and challenges of mountain living. We also saw (and smelt) many acres of cannabis fields containing what could not have been less than billions of plants used for clothing, a ...
We arrived at Lao Cai train station and, as promised, there was a bus to meet us and take us to the Sapa Summit Hotel where we could shower, change, have breakfast and leave our backpacks whilst we went trekking. Our guide, a young H'Mong girl named Mee-Mee introduced us to the other 8 people in our group and off we went. We walked and chatted through some breath-taking scenery for about 8 km to Lao Cha village where we had lunch. Our guide and the ...
... better after the first day. I think the nature had awoken something in me and I ended up walking far ahead of my group most of the time, surprising myself as well as everyone else (including my guide :)). My group described me as a mountain girl, which I would never have expected for myself, being the city girl I normally am. Our one night homestay in the village of Ta Ban was simply perfect. After we arrived at the stilt house we were ...
... the bank and when I turned round Dave had taken out a shovel and proceeded to remove enough river bed to fill a dozen Wickes skip bags - and he wasn't a big lad. As there were no other tourists around, I guess Dave was just so pleased to have the business,he was not about to say no thanks - the water level is too low - that's what I call a "can do" attitude, and it was the best part of our day.
On the way to the hotel ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility