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Sapa: 7 Tribes and the Hill Station

Sapa is a small town. As an example, if you’re at the center of the city a 10 minute walk in any direction will get you into either rice paddies or the woods. 926 more words


The World's Most Brilliant Person May Speak Hmong, but the Road to Fame Leads Through Other Languages

“There is a “what else did you expect?” nature to the outsized role of Western languages in three Western-born products: the mass book-publishing industry, Wikipedia and Twitter. 168 more words


Sick in Sapa

And I don’t mean in a ghetto kinda siiiiiiiiiick way.

Yup, that’s a teeny pile of vomit. 205 more words


We're really doing this.

Hello everyone, my name is Nay. If you don’t know me personally, you may know me as the “Sound Guy” from all the Hmong workout videos… or as I am better known, “Call Siab’s Third Wheel”. 270 more words


Hmong Vietnam War Vets Fight for Military Burials

Hmong Vietnam War Vets Fight for Full Military Burials

By Emil Guillermo

In the 1960s and 70s, the CIA recruited Vang Pao to organize a Hmong fighting force to join America’s “secret war” against the North Vietnamese in Laos. 230 more words


Who is Xon Ming Moua?

Hello, world!

My name is Xon Ming (Cōngmíng) Moua. I am Hmong but I have a Chinese name. I am currently a senior in high school. 39 more words

Sapa: Riot of colour


Sorry for the lack of recent progress with the blog. We go through periods, mostly when it’s my turn to write, when there’s just not enough time in the day and we’ve recently been travelling through amazing places with a great bunch of people but more of that to come. 721 more words