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Boy likes girl; boy kidnaps girl

On our second day in Sapa, we decided to take a half-day tour of a Red Dao village of Taphin.  Another tribal person led this tour. Our guide told us a very interesting story about how marriage works in his culture. Irit and I first asked him about the love market in Sapa.  A few […]

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Sapa, Vietnam

Sapa (the region) reminds me of Sapna (the word for dream in Hindi).  Yes, this was a beautiful dream. Irit and I took an overnight sleeper train from Hanoi to Sapa (north of Vietnam) to trek through the beautiful rice terraces of the region. Once we arrived, we went to the tourist office and booked […]

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