Returning to Luang Prabang, Laos January 18th 2010 After a few days in Vientiane, I took a 25 minute flight up to Luang Prabang, my favorite place in the world, and the town where I lived before for seven months, starting in January 2008. I was indescribably happy to be returning, having missed it from the moment I left from visiting, eight months ago. My friend Suzy, an Australian ex-pat, picked me up at the tiny four-room airport and brought me ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Luang Prabang 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
"I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list." - Susan Sontag
"Life is short and the world is wide" so we better make the best of it. I support doing what makes your heart happy while helping to make other people's hearts happier. For me, that means exploring the world and taking chances, investing myself in the places and activities that fascinate and thrill me.
While travelling I learn, share and help as I go. I supported my adventures through all sorts of work: cooking, bartending, teaching English, writing, per... full info