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Mar 26, 2011 - Lai Cao (Border With China)

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND For travellers coming from Hanoi, Lai Cao is the end of the line. It sits right on the Chinese border, and unless one is venturing on to Kunming, it is necessary to turn back. The buildings are all relatively new as the town was virtually flattened during the Chinese invasion in 1979. The border wasn’t reopened between the two countries until 1993. KAPOORS ON THE ROAD We headed out of Sapa down a very steep road and on towards the Chinese border. We were on our way to the Sunday market at Can Cau and the plan was to...

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