Monthly Archives: January 2015
Jars of Rain!
English version below, but en Francais à la fin Leaving Luang Prabang we decided to take the bus again to cross the mountains to get to Phonsavan. Again we were happy with this decision, as we again saw plenty of … Continue reading
Luang Prabang – the jewel in Laos’s crown
Luang Prabang Gorgeous Luang Prabang is the jewel in Laos’s crown, accessible by plane, river or by tortuous windy roads over mountain passes. Considering this, we opted to take another shortcut, and took the bus from Vang Vieng, putting the … Continue reading
Christmas in Laos
Christmas in Vientiane We came to the realization that it was December 20th and we were not in a Christmassy mood yet! Hot days, absence of Christmas carols in the shops, and overall no one caring in this non-christian culture. … Continue reading
Middle Earth of Laos – caves, waterfalls, whiskey!
Cave exploration Thakaek is a lovely town nestling on the banks of the Mekong. Just east of the city lies a region where enormous cliffs as high as mountains jut out of the flat plains,covered with trees clinging on for … Continue reading