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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