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 →
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 →
We decided to stay a few days in Valladolid, a city close to the famous archaeological site of Chichen Itzá. The city is rather small but nice, very authentic with quite a few things to do around as Juan-Antonio, the cheerful owner of our hostel explained to us. We visited both Ek Balam and Chichen... Continue Reading →
It took us quite a while to plan for this round the world trip and make it become reality. 1 year (or more) of dreaming about it, thinking about it, idealizing it. 1 year of making that dream become an actual project, plan for it (and save for it!!). And the year to come will... Continue Reading →