OK. So yesterday was the worst day ever the whole time that I have been travelling! Firstly I tried to climb Fansipan!! I say tried: I got 1 hour into it, and our guide was practically running up the f***ing mountain: so I said: 'f*** this s***, either slow down, or I go back to Sapa," His response: "well we have to go very quick today, cos if it gets dark, its very dabngerous, and tomorrow is even worse, cos we will be climbing very steep all day."...
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Â OK, so I am currently on a motorbike 'road-trip' around the picturesque mountaneous area of Sapa. Me, Phil and Ferrina (Swiss girl that we met in Laos, who is travelling with us for a while), hired out a motorbike each and have taken to the hills for 4days. As I had never ridden a manual motorbike before, we also hired a guide to drive me on the back: his name is Lhong (very nice Vietnamese chap), also we thought it would be far safer with a local, who knows...