Kratie, Cambodia to Vientiane, Laos June 15th 2008 Keen observers will spot that a river features prominently in many of this blogs photos. It is the mighty Mekong which defines this part of the world acting as a border, the setting for virtually all settlements, a livelihood, a food source and until very recently the only real means of transportation. The river flows slowly and life moves at the same speed. Relaxing is definitely the order of the ... read more
Asia » Laos Laos was under the control of Siam (Thailand) from the late 18th century until the late 19th century when it became part of French Indochina. The Franco-Siamese Treaty of 1907 defined the current Lao border with Thailand. In 1975, the Communist Pathe... ... read more
Welcome to our blog. After a long and hard month off, we are almost ready to leave.
We don't know how often we will update this blog, but we hope to add pictures every now and then to show you what we have been up to.
Here is our current itinerary; mainly only flights at this stage and very general ideas on what we might be doing - but we will try and update it when we know more. Please come and meet us if you have the urge!
10th July - fly from Heathrow to Quito (Ecuador)
Ecuador and Northern Peru
8th August - fly from Lima (Peru) to Cusco (Peru)
Machu Picchu, the Amazon b... full info