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Have a Sapa photos story to share ?

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

You already have your Sapa page on the internet ? Great, all we need is your authorization to reproduce it. You don’t have such a page ? No problem, now is a great time to do it … As simple as 1-2-3 We propose you to share your Sapa photos travel story on our new

Vietnam Sapa Valley

Monday, 14 January 2013

I never thought that learning the beam would come in handy in a wet paddy field. But my childhood gymnastics classes paid off while crossing a rice terrace in the Sapa Valley in Vietnam. The ledge was less than a foot wide, with knee-deep water pooled either side. The beautiful Muong Hoa valley The most

Good Morning Sapa

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

We woke up a few minutes before reaching Sapa and rushed to the toilets. My silly thinking says it is better using the train toilet than the public toilet at the train station. Arriving in Sapa at dawn at 5 a.m. was quite something… Good morning Sapa, Vietnam In sleepiness I asked myself; where was

Photos tours Sapa, Northern Vietnam

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Photos tours Sapa (maximise your camera) Our unique photos tours Sapa is a workshop designed to help you discover the best spots the countryside has to offer. Under the guidance of a local-based professional photographer, the tour also aims to improve your photography skills, in themiddle of the rice paddies scenery. Anyone with an interest

Jacob Sapa story

Saturday, 12 May 2012

Lao Cai province of northern Vietnam borders the Chinese border and is home to a number of different ethnic minorities that have lived in the area for centuries. I came to Vietnam with very few expectations as our time was relatively short and our tickets were bought over six months ago. Lao Cai province, Sapa,

Panoramic villages

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Explore ethnic minority villages (360) Want to see something special ? That is me in front of the brocade doing a magic trick to a young hmong girl. It's a panoramic villages 360′ picture which you can see full screen on your computer, just click here (will open a new window) and have fun with

Muong Hum Market Portraits

Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Most people spend their Sunday morning relaxing, maybe sleeping in. Not while in Sapa ! On this particular Sunday morning I found myself being thrown about the interior of a Ford Transit, as it attempted to transit me over a mountain one would think a Transit ought not. The previous day I had immersed myself,

Sapa mountain ride

Tuesday, 17 April 2012

After the very scripted tour the previous day, the mountains landscape surrounding me drove the urge to go a little bit wild. In an unrestrained fit I hired a 100cc scooter from the hotel, purchased a chocolate croissant for the ride and saddled up my beast for a lose yourself tour of the mountain country.

Minority Walk in Sapa

Saturday, 14 April 2012

It was 9.30 in the morning, I was walking down the main street of Sapa on my way (with a collection of other white people) to Lao Chai; a village of one of the ethnic minorities that resides around Sapa town, when I was greeted with an eager ‘hello, where you from?‘. My mental image