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Old 11-06-2012, 10:16 AM   #13
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Today Iíve planned to reach Ha Giang, a city wehrís possible get the permit to travel in the North Area of Ha Giang region...itís easy remember names of region and her capital in Vietnam: itís the same. The road from Ha Giang to Meo Vac is a dream for a biker. The permit costs around 25 $, I think 10$ every people if you are a bunch of almost 4.





This was my first stop for a coffee



Iíve never been in a Vietnam ďbarĒ and I remained surprised by the way in that they prepare it. They put the coffee in the ďCoffee makerĒ (made in a light aluminium), then this come on a glass, after hot water and you wait to filter it.
Simple but intelligent: this could be a great souvenir.





gas station



gas stationís workers



gas stationís bathroom



Could miss a stop due to the rain ?



Vietnam road accident



My hotel in Ha Giang: Iím lucky here itís possibile get the permit



Dinner







The rice cookerÖanother candidate as souvenir



Iíve never seen a hotel where cars and minibus have to cross the reception to go in the parking



the permit: I can go to sleep



ohh Iíve got to dry my clotes



Today is Saturday: Iím going to Meo Vac





As Iím going I understand the big difference between landscape in Europe and here. Iím on the mountains, the roads are very similar, good but narrow, but the landscape is something amazing: no pines no fir tree, but jungle.
Sometimes I stop the bike just without a reason and I remain to look





















Vietnam-China border






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