A selection of photos of the famous Bac Ha Market – Vietnam, taken on a recent visit during our Vietnam and China tour – South more..
One of our very favourite spots in Vietnam, the picturesque town of Sapa lies amongst the high ranges of the ‘Tonkinese Alps’ in the far more..
The term Tai describes the large ethnic group which includes the Thai/Siamese, Lao, Shan, Northern Thai, Thai Lu, Red Tai, White Tai etc who occupy more..
Elephants in Thailand, and particularly the role in the tourism industry of these charismatic giants, can provoke some unusual reactions in people; emotive and misinformed more..
As we see it a tour of Laos or Vietnam, should include a tour of Lao and Vietnamese food so here’s a brief run down more..
The Black Hmong sub group of Northern Vietnam are particularly well known due to Sapa’splace on the well-trodden tourist trail. Although the town itself is more..
A Flower Hmong girl taken at Bac Ha’s Sunday Market. Don’t intend to be patronising – these guys have as much right to a cellphone more..
After a drive along the much improved road from Laos’s Muang Khua to the Vietnamese border, Wi’s gallant group have now arrived in the remote more..
Black Hmong and Red Dzao people in the busy market at Sapa, Northern Vietnam. Taken on our ‘Unexplored – the far North‘ tour – see more..
Well apologies to Wi who is actually leading a Northern Laos and Vietnam tour – ‘Unexplored – the Far North‘ rather than the North Thai, more..
One of our most popular pix from our All Points East Flickr page, this is the picturesque Black, (or Da), River valley just north of more..
A ‘truly spectacular combination of rocks and water’, the awesome Halong Bay is one of S. E. Asia’s most dramatic and iconic landscapes. An inlet of the South more..