Sapa March 31st 2008 Today has been a day of walking and exploring the town
We start the day with breakfast at Baguet and Chocolate - a small charity hotel which trains Hill Tribes for the hosiptality industry.
We have a day of just wandering and taking in the sights. Ian climbs to the top of the telephone tower hill while I explore the town and shop.
You just never know what is going to happen in these town ... read more
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