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Travel Inspiration: Trekking in the Northern Highlands of Vietnam (Sa Pa, Vietnam)
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Travel Inspiration: Trekking in the Northern Highlands of Vietnam (Sa Pa, Vietnam)

Only 36 km from the China-Vietnam border, and a overnight train ride from Hanoi, lies the quiet mountain town of Sa Pa, which straddles the misty, rice-terraced highlands of Vietnam. Sa Pa is home to migrant lowlanders and a great diversity of ethnic minority peoples, primarily Hmong and Dao. The villagers from areas surrounding Sa … Continue reading

Travel Inspiration: Bắc Hà Sunday Market in the Northern Highlands of Vietnam
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Travel Inspiration: Bắc Hà Sunday Market in the Northern Highlands of Vietnam

One of my most highly recommended travel experiences is to visit a local market. So of course, when I went to the Northern highlands of Vietnam, I took my own advice. At the Bắc Hà, Sunday Market, located in a rural district of Lào Cai Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam, the smells of … Continue reading