Vang Vieng

Spent three great days in Vang Vieng with a group of fellow travelers; we went tubing, played in a lagoon, and simply chilled. Traveling with friends is a lot of fun, but also very different than traveling solo. Advertisements

Oh Luang Prabang!

Spent five days in the middle of northern Laos at Luang Prabang. I went to a great Lao cooking class, hung out with some wonderful people, and saw the most beautiful waterfalls I’ve ever seen. The fish biting my feet scared me though. Sorry for the delay in posts, the Internet hasn’t been strong enough…

The Gibbon Experience

My sole reason for coming to Huay Xai, Laos was the Gibbon Experience. I shelled out $300 big ones, going well over budget for the first time, to hike into the jungle, zip line to tree houses, and hopefully see some Gibbons. My choice to splurge, was easily the best choice I’ve made on my…

Holy Loas!

Distances on maps can be deceiving. What looks like 3 hours away could turn out to be, you know, like 12 hours. The journey to Huay Xai, Laos was 12 hours long. Starting in Pai, Thailand we drove to Chiang Mai and arrived at Chiang Khong around 12 hours later. We spent the night and…