May 25, 2005

Huay Xai to some Village - Amazing 48 hours - Part I

**Heads up-this travelogue is really long. So if you want to look busy at work copy it into a Word document and you'll get out of real work for about 30 minutes!!! We woke ... continue reading

May 26, 2005

Nam Tha - Amazing 48 hours Part II

The driver snored all night, the 20 year old rolled his legs on to mine at one point and roosters started their wakeup call at 4:15 AM. It started getting light at 5:00 AM and the... continue reading

May 28, 2005

Luang Namtha to Muang Sing - Chinese Border

We took a sawngthaew from Luang Namtha to Muang Sing today. At the bus station we me a couple from France who recommended a placed called Adima 8 km outside of Muang Sing. They jus... continue reading

May 29, 2005

Muang Sing - Sizzle

We walked ten minutes away from guest house today with Roy and Ellen into a local village. All the adults were gone for some reason and we only saw children who begged for pens and... continue reading

May 30, 2005

Muang Sing - Lazy Day

It rained off and on all day today plus we were not feeling well. We laid around all day reading and writing in our journals. We spent most of the day in our little mosquito net fo... continue reading

May 31, 2005

Muang Sing to Oudomxay - Luang Prabang today?

Today we hoped to make it to Luang Prabang. We started the day by waking up at 6:00 AM so the guest house could take us into to town at 7:00 AM. Their white board reads, Rides to M... continue reading

June 1, 2005

Oudomxay to Luang Prabang - Aonther scary bus ride

The 8:00 AM bus finally took off about 8:35 AM to Luang Prabang. The driver drove way too fast for these mountain roads. Our bus broke down five times. Here is me waiting while the... continue reading

June 6, 2005

Vang Vieng - Spelunking

Today we decided to tour some of the countryside around Vang Vieng. As we discovered when we arrived the area surrounding the town is quite gorgeous and is surrounded by limestone... continue reading

June 10, 2005

Vientiane - City Tour

Today the rain eased up so we decided to tour Vientiane's sites for the day. We started out walking to the Patuxai- Victory Monument which resembles Paris' Arc de Triomphe. The a... continue reading

June 13, 2005

Phonsavan - Plain of Jars

We took our last long distance bus ride today to reach Phonsavan to tour the Plain of Jars. The 9 hour bus ride passed through some striking scenery but the music they were playin... continue reading