Tag Archives: Trekking

Among the H’mong!

We had 4 hours between returning from Halong Bay to our pickup for Sapa. Our first task was to change bags, or more accurately the contents of our small bags. Wet swimming and kayaking gear was replaced with fleeces and Kagools for the anticipated harsher highland climate. After some dinner nearby and grabbing some drinks […]

Ain’t no mountain high enough….

By Karen Hamilton After days of talking to several tourist companies and agonising over which trekking route to take we opted for the climb to Poonhill. 3210 meters above sea level or 3 Ben Nevis’. This was going to be a challenge for the novice Trekkers equipped with running shoes. A Sunday stroll to Blackheath […]