Category: Laos

Laos video

Here is a video I took when I was in Laos. It is of a small market on the side of a road which sold a bit of food and various bush...

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One of those days

It wasn’t my day today. For some reason the hot water wasn’t working, so I had to have a cold shower. I checked out of my room and went to the bus station at 9:30 am to get a ticket for the 10 am bus. Unfortunately...

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Still in Vang Vieng

I am still in Vang Vieng. I have been here for the past week. Most people only seem to stay a night or two and move on pretty quickly. Aside from about 10 restaurants in the center of town playing episodes of Friends non-stop, I...

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The Mystery of the Plain of Jars

I just got back from visiting the small town of Phonsavan famous for the nearby archaeological site referred to as ‘the Plain of Jars’. There are thousands of jars spread across several different sites, but can only...

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Luang Prabang

I caught a bus to Luang Prabang today and got in about 5 pm. A trip that is suppose to take 5 hours took about 7 hours. I was a pretty amazing bus trip, up and down windy roads passing some beautiful mountain scenery. There was...

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Chilling out in Vang Vieng

Vangvieng is a very nice place just to chill out, which I have been doing the last couple of days. I ended up having dinner with the tour operator of the tour I went on. After a couple of beers I agreed to do a website for him...

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Awesome day kayaking down the Nam Song River

It has rained almost non-stop the last couple of days, but I decided to go ahead and book a kayaking trip. There was also a hiking trip available, but I thought the kayaking trip sounded more fun, especially after my last hiking...

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Vang Vien

I got a bus up to Vang Vien today. It is about 3 hours from Vientiane, which is about as much I can usual handle on a bus at once. Vang Vien is a beautiful little town on the Nam Sot River and surrounded by limestone mountains....

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Vientiane

I am still in Vientiane. It has been pretty hot the past few days – around 38 degrees. I think Vientiane must get a vote for being the quietest capital cities in the...

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Plane to Laos

As we drove across the tarmac, I was a bit surprised to see the propeller driven plane we were taking to Vientiane, the capital city of Laos. My seat looked right onto the propeller of the plane. It was a pretty clear day so got...

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