The High Life, pt.1 - Sapa, Vietnam May 13th 2017 I left Ninh Binh bound for the mountain village of Sapa just South of the Chinese border and about twelve hours from Hanoi. I again had to over night in Hanoi due to my arrival time and their being no night buses available for me to take to Sapa. Since I had been in the city before I was able to confidently hop onto the public bus and make my way to the Hoan Kiem Lake District and easily find a ro ... 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
My name is Travis. I am a 40 year old who has a terrible affliction called wanderlust. I've been planning, plotting, and scheming my way to finally fulfill and live my lifetime dream of wandering around the globe. As long as I can remember I've always been fascinated with other cultures and ways of life. I've always tried to imagine what it is like to be in exotic and foreign locales and to experience the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes associated with them. My aim is to realize my dreams and make all of my aspirations come to fruition.
So I've taken an extended a... full info