Category: Hiking

Trapped on a Watery Hellhole Named Fansipan

Expectation WAS The Root of All Heartache When we got to Sapa (1500m), it was foggy, rainy and cold. Brown rivulets flowed constantly on the roads from construction materials stacked by the roadside, from heaps of rubbish emitting a kind of smell even in that weather. Hardly the tranquil, […]

Hike Mt Shirouma

  We’d heard there is snow to be seen, even in the throes of summer.  The Daisekkei 大雪渓 beckons, a 3.5 km snow & ice corridor stretching from the belly of the mountain to the summit (with a vertical span of 600m). It is the main reason why many hikers are […]