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Sapa - The Hills Are Alive

VIETNAM | Saturday, 28 Feb 2009 | Views [674]

Sapa is like the picture perfect postcard. It’s a beautiful hillside town with thriving communities of ethnic minorities. It’s surrounded by high mountains, terraced rice paddies, and deep green valleys. It’s no wonder that it’s become a must see stop ... Read more >

Tags: ethnic groups, trekking, villages


Pak Ou District Trek - Big Adventure, Small Villages

LAOS | Saturday, 14 Feb 2009 | Views [6117]

One of our main goals for northern Laos was to complete a challenging trek. This part of the country is known for its rugged terrain, lush forests, and numerous ethnic groups. We signed up with a company named Green Discovery because of their cultural ... Read more >

Tags: food, kayaking, kids, trekking, villages


Chiang Rai - Life with the hill tribes.

THAILAND | Monday, 29 Dec 2008 | Views [3207] | Comments [1]

Originally we were supposed to spend the week following Christmas volunteering at the Elephant Nature Park (http://www.elephantnaturepark.org). Unfortunately, they were at capacity so we had an extra week to kill in the north of Thailand. Sebastian ... Read more >

Tags: akha, hill tribes, lahu, long neck karen, trekking, waterfalls, yao


Chiang Mai - Trekking time

THAILAND | Friday, 26 Dec 2008 | Views [916] | Comments [1]

Chiang Mai is a great city. The old part of town is surrounded by a large moat and remnants of an old defense wall. We walked most of it in a day, enjoying different foods, researching our outdoor recreation opportunities, and taking in the sites.... Read more >

Tags: bamboo rafts., chiang mai, elephants, trekking, waterfalls, white karen



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