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Why Did I Stay so Long in Don Det?

Posted by on October 25th, 2011 in Asia, Laos, Photos | 9 comments

When I finally left Don Det, I realized I had stayed on the island for over a week; and when I look back, I can’t really explain why I...

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Stupid or Lucky, Making It Through the Bolaven Plateau on a Motorbike

Posted by on October 20th, 2011 in Asia, Laos, Photos | 20 comments

I was despairing, the road was just a mud field with rocks, it was raining and the last 5km had taken me almost two hours. And now I had...

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Bowling in Luang Prabang

Posted by on October 10th, 2011 in Asia, Laos, Photos | 9 comments

We finally arrived to Luang Prabang, the UNESCO world heritage city, 24 hours late because of the landslide at the mountains. The first...

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A Cautionary Tale: How 6h Bus Ride Can Take 30h in Laos

Posted by on October 3rd, 2011 in Asia, Laos, Photos | 14 comments

12:00 – hour 1 We managed to catch the noon bus from Vang Vieng, which means we should be in Luang Prabang just after sunset. The bus ride...

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Top 7 Tips for Tubing in Vang Vieng

Posted by on September 27th, 2011 in Asia, Laos, Photos | 13 comments

Disclaimer: drinking and tubing in Vang Vieng is a dangerous combination which can result in injury and/or death, and shouldn’t be...

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Arriving to Vientiane, First Impressions of Laos

Posted by on September 21st, 2011 in Asia, Laos, Photos | 10 comments

Patuxai To call our bus ride from Hue to Vientiane comfortable would be ridiculous, at midnight we had to change to a local bus which was...

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