Our time in Sapa was clouded by heavy rains which gave us the opportunity to rest and slow down. It is 1600meters above sea level and the nearby highest peak in all of Vietnam, Mount Fansipan brings colder weather in the winter. The clouds rolled in and it was misty and at times socked in with fog. A great combination for trekking! Our highlight of this experience was hiring a local Black H'Mong guide named Mya. She took us on a three hour trek thru two minority...
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We have arrived in Sapa, a beautiful village high in the mountains near the Chinese border. We have come to soak up the beautiful views of terraced rice paddies and witness the hill tribe people living in traditional ways. There are many ethnic minorities here including the Black Hmong people, the black and red Dao, flower H'mong and more. We encountered some of the women on the Black H'mong while getting off our bus and who were lovely but persistent in having u...