Sapa in snow
In the evening of 24/01, Sapa (Lao Cai province, Vietnam) was covered in white after long hours of heavy snowfall.
Sapa (Lao Cai) blanketed by snow in the twilight of 24/01.
Snow appeared on all roads to the mountain summits and slopes.
The residents’ roofs with a brand new look.
Snow falling during a long time colors Sapa with icy white. Temperature was recorded to drop down to -3.1 Celsius degree.
The district centre on an infrequent snowy day.
Snow fall attracted a huge number of tourists, but the residents’ lives are seriously affected.
This is the biggest snowfall that has ever happened in Sapa for the past several years.
Last winter, the only one place to see snowfall was at the peak of O Quy Ho mountain pass.
A snapshot of Sapa Stone Church in snow.
Snow still remained in the gathering dusk of 24/01.
Text & photo by Thang Soi.