Monthly Archives: September 2011

Luang Prabang, Laos

This city is in North Central Laos, where the Nam Khan River meets the Mekong. Built on a peninsula, it actually feels like a small island, and a large central hill dominates, crowned a top with Wat Chom Si, a … Continue reading

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Northwards to Luang Prabang, Laos

Having spent a good few days in Vang Vieng, it all of a sudden felt like it was time to move on again. Our friendly young hotel owner, Tea, booked the transport for us and we would leave around 8.30am next … Continue reading

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Vang Vieng, Laos

Vang Vieng is a wonderful little place to chill for a few days. Surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery – which are actually limestone karst’s – and vivid green rice fields, the place is really small, with a village feel. The town is … Continue reading

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Vientiane, Laos

The border crossing was really quite easy, a TukTuk driven by Granny to the Friendship Bridge, passport photo’s obtained and stamped out of Thailand, we then hopped on the bus which took us directly to the Laos immigration point. We filled … Continue reading

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Nong Khai, North East Thailand

Very chilled out and relaxed, the Mut Mee Guest House is run by Juilan, an extremely friendly English expat. It was around 8pm and dark when we arrived at the Bus Station in Nong Khai, and we quickly negotiated a deal with … Continue reading

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