Village trek and boat cruise
The train arrives in Lao Cai
station around 6:30am and after another short mini bus ride we
arrive at Sapa Summit hotel to shower, have breakfast & start
the day's trekking...
Downhill to the Red river delta
We decided that we would do a 2
day1-night tour to Halong Bay, and booked a pretty nice boat to
take us out there. It was a beautiful couple of days...
From mountain to ocean
We were placed in a cabin with
another two older gentlemen who were also doing a three day
trekking trip, and had fun asking about our 'devices' we had...
Sapa villages and Halong bay junk
For the penultimate time in
Vietnam we apprehesively boarded the tour bus, this time heading
for the world famous Halong Bay three hours east of Hanoi...
A few days in north Vietnam
It rained all day at Halong Bay!
It was a cold and nice in a certain way but our male guide was
lacklustre, without energy, without heart & soul. He
conveniently skipped our kayaking...
Wonderful time in Sapa and Halong
We arrived in Hanoi at about
6:30am in the north part of the old quarter. The usual crowd of
local touts trying to find some fresh unsuspecting tourists to
come to their hotel was there ready to pounce...