There are various means of getting from Hanoi to Sapa in Vietnam. The most popular options by far is to choose between an overnight sleeper train or choosing the express bus option. This post looks at a comparison between these two, more on wanderluststorytellers.com.au.
Ban Gioc waterfall in the far northern Vietnamese province of Cao Bang is one of the most popular sites in the region, which boasts a famed karst landscape of striking limestone peaks. The falls thunder into Vietnam from China, churning up an ever present mist. Photograph by Son Tong, June 17, 2014