Venturing Vietnam #2 : Sa Pa

Sa Pa is approximately 380km northwest of Hanoi, an hour away from the China-Vietnam border of Lào Cai. Sa Pa houses the highest mountain in Vietnam, the Fan Si Pan mountain at a staggering height of 3143m. The mountainside was originally inhabited by ethnic minority groups such as the Black Hmong, Dao and Tay. The year …

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Venturing Vietnam #1 : Hanoi

Vietnam is a neighboring country to Malaysia, the South East Asian country I call home. Despite its close proximity to Malaysia, little do I know about Vietnam besides its communism practices and its involvement in the Vietnam War. My ignorance was not a hindrance, far from that! Exploring the unknown land has always been a …

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