Day 6 – In Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang has a lovely feel to the place, with historical sites, monks and a nice tourist touch that is not too overdone. Probably one of the better places I have had the pleasure to visit.Luang Prabang - 19Jun'08. Call it my innate desire to be on the highest point…

Day 4 – Of Kayak & tubes.

Vang Vieng is another Pai like backpacker paradise located between Vientiane and Luang Prabhang. Recently however it is also becoming very touristy with "eco-adventure" companies setting up. Check out the countryside for the scenery, caves and other natural sights.Day 4- 17Jun08. Eco trekking. For 90000 kip per pax it was…

Day 3 – Vang Vieng

Vang Vieng is another Pai like backpacker paradise located between Vientiane and Luang Prabhang. Recently however it is also becoming very touristy with "eco-adventure" companies setting up. Check out the countryside for the scenery, caves and other natural sights.Laos - 16Jun'09As I’m writing this, it is day 5 on the…

Day 2 – Sabaidee Laos

Sala Kae Koo is a park with gigantic concrete structures with Buddhist and Hindu influences. There is a similar park on the Laos side of the border, but the sculptor and his followers fled into Thailand after Laos' political unrest during that time and created this second park. Nong Khai is…