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Hiya got back from Halong Bay today, (Sapa before that) . blimey those hill people are a pain in the a%%. they wait outside your hotel until you come out then they follow you until you buy something (even if it takes an hour). they even follow you on your walking tour. it was raining when we did our 12km walk down the rice
paddy hills, so having a hill person attached to my hip wasn’t so bad as she helped me on the slippery bits. i did have to buy a bag off her though and i’m sure i overpaid. Sapa was beautiful though, and Halong Bay stunning also.
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Sunny Sapa

we are in Sapa at the moment, up in the hills of northern vietnam. it is raining persistently and today we have to walk 12 km to the villages.
yikes, i don’t have a rain coat. worse still i got told by two people it
is warm here. well, the place is covered in fog and cold and i only have shorts and a small polar fleece.
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