After checking into a very comfortable room of the Sao Mi Hotel – my home for the next few days:




We went for a quick walk around Bac Ha. We wound up at the “Palace of the King”. This was built in the early 20th century by the local head statesman (not really a king). He was very wealthy and hired a French and Chinese architect to design the palace.




below is the part of my group that is from Northwood.