Vatsana Guesthouse

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First Day of our Tour

A travel blog entry by bruceandanne


... too much as the Kip cannot be changed in any other country. We also had left over Thai Baht which is accepted in Laos along with USD. It was here that we met our guide for Laos – Phouvy. He has excellent English and is well educated and knowledgeable.

Another drive, this time in a Tuk Tuk bus to the Mekong River. The 6 of us were lined up along each side in the back with our bags on the roof. Must have been a sight to see. ...

Laos - Slow boat on the Mekong

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


We unexpectedly spent 5 weeks in Thailand. Although this country has become very touristy in last few years we had a great time over there. Perhaps we were lucky enough to wander around in low season when the most popular destinations are always much less crowded. Islands, beaches, long-tail boats, diving, snorkeling, full moon parties, street markets, Pad Thai, fruit shakes, 7 eleven, temples of Bangkok, ladyboys, ping-pong shows, tigers, elephants, monkeys, ...

Laos and the mighty Mekong river.

A travel blog entry by almightyg73


Whiskey the night before and a very hot room took it's toll at 6:30am when the alarm stirred us and it was time to head for Laos. Breakfast where we were staying didn't even look edible and feedback from those who had been brave enough to try it was pretty grim so we passed on the food option and headed off in the van with a fuzzy head.

Border control was simple enough really. It took a wee while to leave the Thai side but once over the bridge and into Laos we were off within ...

Huay Xai to Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by paul_emma


... from the sky like a scene from Silent Hill (The movie failure, not the videogame masterpeice). We make several stops where villagers board and alight with their chickens and their children. One lady boarded with a songbird perched on a stick and a chick kikking inside a plastic carrier bag. We pulled into PakBeng at 17:30 and are met not by a wild bunch of pushy touts but a handful of polite young men and women who patiently answer our ...

The Mekong

A travel blog entry by skjaer


... Probably not that different from beliefs and practices of our North American aboriginals.

Tonight, we'll be sleeping under mosquito nets - something I think I have only done once before, with Jude in India. Will stop now, and won't add another entry for 2-3 days.

You can click on the pictures to make them bigger, and might even be able to turn them into a slide show and not read this stuff at all. Still barely know what this blogging site can ...


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