Travel Blogs from Vientiane
Saturday 31 Aug 2013
I rose early at 5.30 to begin my run and seen the monks collecting their food for the day from the locals. While running alongside the Mekong River a local lady came out and gave me a tray of biscuits and another container of food and using sign language asked me to take them to the local monastery. Luckily I had …
As I've mentioned in my previous post, I was having doubts on my plans to visit Myanmar. Main reason is the high cost on accommodation and especially for me.. as a solo traveler.
Woke up at 8am. Spent the most of the morning reading blogs about MY. I am aware I should go to the embassy before noon if I want to apply (they only process form …
(Brian) It's hard to exactly describe why this type of travel appeals to us so much. Why are we so willing to go to such great distances (at considerable expense) and sacrifice so many comforts along the way? Spending the better part of a day on a cramped, poorly air-conditioned bus bounding over potholed mountain roads only to be deposited on a …
There is not a lot to do here, so I've been doing a lot of sitting in cafes and thinking! Which accounts for a boring blog update filled with the workings of my mind!
Things I miss (besides monkey, family and friends!):
- W ashing machine
- Toast with lurpak butter
relaxing day in vientiane.