Last Call for Lao

Tonight is my last night in Vientiane. While it is a very nice city, there isn’t a whole lot here and I really need to get moving. Tomorrow I’ll be taking a bus to Udon Thani, Thailand which is a 2 hour bus ride over the border. (Knowing my luck, it will turn into a …

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A Fist Full of Kip

My last day in Luang Prabang was interesting. They power went out over the whole city. It seemed like a planned affair as there were signs ups notifying people when it was going off and on. It was down from 6:30am to 6:30pm. That meant all the ATM machines weren’t working and there was obviously …

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Alive in Lao

My one hour flight arrived in tact and saved me the agony of a 40 hour bus ride. The flight was 100% westerners. The experience going through the Hanoi Airport was one of the worst I’ve had on my trip so far. I got my ticket from the travel agency in my hotel. There are …

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