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The Happy Now

A few years ago, Michael and I took a trip to a mountainous village near Sapa in North Vietnam. It was a long overnight journey in a near freezing sleeper train and when we arrived, it was a further overland drive to the village itself. It was a blissful place with lovely chalets overlooking the most surreal views. We could see terraces of planting from just outside our verandah and there were men and women dressed in their tribal wear hard at work under a rather bright sun. Alongside them were bullocks ploughing the fields. It was idyll. Later in the day, we walked out to the front of our lodgings where we were met by a group of tribeswomen...

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