A Day in Vientiane

A Day in Vientiane

On the 27th of December Louis and I leave Vang Vieng for Vientiane. He's flying into Vietnam from there, and me? Well I’m a sucker for temples and Vientiane is simply a place I want to see. Don’t need much more reason than that, right? Having gotten used to our slow mornings and late wake [...]

Buggying in VV

Buggying in VV

Once we've recovered from our Christmas celebrations, we decide to finally do some of the sightseeing around Vang Vieng. Took us long enough. Former-party-town-turned-outdoor-adventure-destination, Vang Vieng has various caves, waterfalls, viewpoints and lagoons that you can visit. Following recommendations from friends, we decided to head to the blue lagoons and Tham Phu Kham Cave. "If you [...]

Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang

Our first impression of Luang Prabang is that life is slow here. The city is small, cozy, comfortable. It’s sleepy. We walk the streets with no particular destination in mind and I notice that our pace automatically slows. The four of us mosey along, taking in the sights. There is always at least one of [...]

Slow Boat

Slow Boat

We wake up early and have breakfast with a view of the Mekong. As I sit and marvel at the view of Laos my mind swirls with everything I know about its history. I wonder what it will be like. More than anything, I cannot believe I am here. We pile humans and backpacks back [...]