21 Sep 2019

Today was a rest day to explore Sa Pa.  It had rained quite a lot the night before and was a bit cloudy up high on the mountains. It was delightfully cool here - around 15-20°C.  Perfect for walking around and exploring.

I left the hotel at 7am and walked slowly up...

20 Sep 2019

Bắc Hà to Sa Pa

110 km. Left at 8.00am arrived at 2.30pm

I was offered by Sue to have some time behind the jeep’s steering wheel to have the full Vietnam jeep safari experience. 

I got it all, rain on the off road track, an exploding tyre and no spark under the hood.  She...

19 Sep 2019

Pan Hou to Bắc Hà. Left at 8.20am arrived at 4.30pm, then visited palace get to hotel at 5.15pm. Eight hours travel time 

I tried the traditional breakfast of Pho (noodles) today instead of a western breakfast.  Nice for a change.

30 minutes from the eco lodge we came ar...