Sapa June 14th 2016 Our night bus was due to pick us up at our hotel 9.30 pm. We expected that it might be closer to 10 pm. as we were living quite close to the station so might be the last pick up.
At 9.30pm a guy on a motorbike came and directed us to wait on the side of the road around the corner from our hotel.
10 pm came and still no bus. Now we were getting concerned. It was meant to leave Hanoi 10 pm. About ... 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
Satisfying the strong spirit of carefree adventure that initially brought us together.
We were backpackers when we met and we have never really got it out of our system, so we travel and we travel cheaply so that we can do it in preference to working and for as long and as often as possible.
Exploring and embracing new experiences and feeling excitement at leaving behind a "normal life".
You won't find us queueing up at any of the Disneyland style tourist attractions we like seeing how others live and embracing the authenticity of people and places.
Life is way too short and a moment lo... full info