"Pillow Talk with Cooh and the Gang" and other Tales from Northern Vietnam January 28th 2007 Pillow Talk with Cooh and the Gang
We hired a tour guide and trekked 15km out of Sapa along the valley, through paddy fields and villages belonging to a minority people called the Black M’Hong. While they may be an ethnic minority in Vietnam as a whole, they actually make up 70% of the population of the Sapa region. In the town of Sapa itself you cannot walk five steps without bumpin ... read more
Years of staring at maps, debating routes, saving money and boring anyone in earshot with constantly changing plans finally culminated in our D-Day. 28th August 2006. The day that Vik and Bob went global.
Having made it to New Zealand without taking a single flight, we reached the conclusion that neither our finances nor our sea legs could stomach another container ship journey so we've cheated and taken a flight from New Zealand to Bangkok. From Bangkok we hope to stick with the overland theme and take a route home through Southern Asia: China, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey...
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