Tag Archives: trekking

DaLat – The Town of Easy Riders

The small mini bus wound up the curving roads, taking us higher and higher into the mountains. As we climbed the scenery changed from dusty villages to green trees, while fruit orchards sprang up around us everywhere. We were on our way to DaLat, Vietnam. After a long night on a sleeper bus from Hoi […]

We went north – SaPa

Our stay in SaPa was fairly uneventful, because of the foggy weather, we took the opportunity to relax, sleep, watch some movies and write while we waited for the clouds to part. SaPa is a fairly quite mountain town with the hustle and bustle mainly coming from tourist activity. There are quite a few very […]

Cat Ba island Nature Preserve

Cat Ba island is mostly made up of nature preserve and very few roads. The only way to get around the island is by motor bike, so of course David and I had to see the islands for ourselves. You can walk up to anyone on the street and negotiate a day rental for about […]