34. From Laos (Jewel of the Mekong) to Chiang Mai (Rose of Thailand's North) February 13th 2008 (P) Vang Vieng was still cloudy as we departed on the bus to Luang Prabang, not so far in distance but took over 6 hours due to winding mountain roads through the most scenic views we've encountered in Laos, across lush valleys dotted only with the occasional hillside dwelling dwarfed by its surroundings.
Luang Prabang (LP), 700 metres above sea level and surrounded by rolling mountains, is a comm ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
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"The mythic quest is more about the quest itself than it is about the object of the quest. The mythic quest is really a voyage of self-discovery, and it is therefore about the things we discover and the pints we drink along our journey. It ... full info