Sapa - All Good Things Come To Those That Wait! October 27th 2009 Soooo I left the last blog with us in our taxi on the way to the train station to catch the overnight train... when we arrived we were ushered through the main gates and given no real direction as to where to go.. it looked like a scene out of some scary movie.. it was like a deserted railyard with a few old trains in it and you had to walk across all the tracks to get to the train... weird..
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Asia » Vietnam » Northwest » Lao Cai » Sapa The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
"What you've done becomes the judge of what you're going to do - especially in other people's minds... When you're traveling, you are what you are, right there and then... People don't have your past to hold against you... There are no yesterdays on the road.."
NEXT TRIP: currently travelling through India for 7 weeks, dream trip for my 40th birthday!
Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things - air, sle... full info