The custom agent called us to his counter with our passports in one hand and a stamp in the other. He looked at us and said "2 dollars for stamp!"
Sapa, Day 4: Luckily, we didn't feel sick during the night which is a surprise and a miracle considering the events of last night! we stayed at the celebration something like 30 minutes and must have had about 7 or 8 shot each, if not more. I can't imagine how all these people must feel... Continue Reading →
Sapa, Day 3: When we wake up that morning, we are surprised to see Sang with 3 big dark circles on her forehead. We have seen a few people wearing these marks before but forgot to ask what it was or meant. She explains that she was sick last night. She had a strong headache... Continue Reading →
Sapa, Day 2: We wake up at 7.30am. It is very cold in the room. Luckily, the blanket was very thick and kept us warm during the night. Mai is back from the funeral and has already prepared breakfast. We feel bad when she tells us she was up all night and only got one... Continue Reading →
It took us 18 hours to travel all the way from Bai Tu Long to Sapa, but the pain was worth it! In Bai Tu our boat had been delayed due to strong winds and we arrived around 8.30pm at Hanoi's bus station after 3 hours on the boat and another 6 hours on the... Continue Reading →
Don't make rash decisions when travelling in the outback, is probably the lesson we take away from our adventure to Mutawintji National Park. About 3 hours drive on a dirt road from Broken Hill, we went to visit Mutawintji park. Lost in the absolute nowhere, we had a great day bush-walking in the park's gorges.... Continue Reading →