Photo Friday: Life in Laos

Laos farmer (b&w)

¬†Life in Laos is simple to say the least. There is nothing but farmland & fishing villages throughout this captivating¬†country. We took this shot just outside Champasak in¬†southern Laos while motorbiking around¬†the dirt¬†tracks¬†alongside the Mekong. The sights and scenery as we rode through the rice fields & hills was stunning & this was a particularly … Continue reading

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South East Asian Persuasions

The following is a general list of the things we wish we had known while travelling through South East Asia… ¬†T.A.T. (Tourism Authority of Thailand) Lots of tuk-tuk drivers¬†around Bangkok may well start boasting to you¬†about this oh-so¬†grand organisation called the TAT. They will¬†excitedly explain how the TAT is there to support you, the poor … Continue reading

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Down the Road in Laos

Having survived the tubing experience we decided it was time to head back into the water & take a less obvious mode of transport down to Laos’ capital, Vientiane. Kayaking. It turned out to be a horrific idea given that James & I were absolutely hanging after the previous night’s excursions in the party capital … Continue reading

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fishy fishy fishy

sa-bai-deeee!!¬† ¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† I’m sitting in a lone internet cafe, with a strange orange stray cat on my lap. It doesn’t have a tail, and its looking at me really funny, but if¬†I try to move it might go crazy?! Anyways, onto Laos… ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† To sum up the last 3 weeks, LAOS is fantastic, and … Continue reading

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4,000 Islands of Landlocked Laos

¬†4,000 islands-¬†not a fancy title, but a real place! First time I heard “4,000 islands” all I thought was, when can we go? The 4,000 islands are at the far South of Laos where the mighty Mekong runs and has literally formed several thousand islands. It’s a great place, and I’d definitely recommend it to … Continue reading

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