Stand-by Laos

Being sick in Vang Vieng The next stop in Laos was Vang Vieng, some years ago famous for its drug and partyscene and the tubing it now slowed down though there are still some bars and party people stopping by. I skipped all the fun part as I already became sick in Luang Prabang. It…

Visiting Luang Prabang

I spent about three full days here, which was a fair amount of time. Within one day of walking around the city center, you have enough time to see everything. I walked around the old part of town, visited some of the endless temples and crossed the bamboo bridge to the other side where you…

Crossing to Laos – two days on the Mekong

In order to make my life easier, I decided to prebook a tour which would bring me from Pai directely to Luang Prabang in Laos. The trip was three days, one day in Minivan and two days on a slowboat on the Mekong river. The decision was alright even though you surely can arrange this…