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Close to the Chinese border, the jagged peaks of the Hoang Lien Mountains, or Tonkinese Alps, soar above lush green valleys of terraced rice fields. The area is home to ethnic minority groups including Hmong and Dao, many of whom still live in wooden stilt houses and wear brightly coloured traditional dress. Overlooked by Mount Fansipan, the former hill station of Sapa is a great base for exploring the region.