Walking in the clouds in Ha Giang mountain pass

By Ngoc Minh, Thanh Nien News

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If you want to experience the feeling of walking in the clouds, visit Ma Pi Leng mountain pass in the northernmost province of Ha Giang.
A motorbike trip to Ma Pi Leng may be a wonderful way to start the Lunar New Year. The view is spectacular and the landscapes around the pass, breathtaking.
Ma Pi Leng is located on a road named Hanh Phuc (Happiness) that connects the towns of Dong Van and Meo Vac.
According to records, to clear the 20-kilometer pass at over 2,000 meters above sea level, a "suicide” team hung from cliffs to break rocks over an 11-month period. At first the pass was only 40 centimeters wide, but since then it has been enlarged and is now large enough for two lanes.

Clouds passing through the rocky mountains above Ma Pi Leng pass 

A road named Hanh Phuc (Happiness) connects the towns of Dong Van and Meo Vac

A view from the top of Ma Pi Leng: the winding Nho Que River and rocky mountains 

Villages lie in the middle of Ma Pi Leng pass  

The road that passes through Ma Pi Leng 

A rock at the top of Ma Pi Leng pass has been converted into a watch tower for tourists. 

Clouds from the abyss  

Rocky mountains seen clearly on a sunny day

Nho Que River runs through the rocky mountains.

This abyss is 700-800 m deep.

A long and winding road

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