Bangkok-Laos-Chiang Mai-Koh Samui - Koh Phangan May 30th 2010 A whole week away from work is a bit of a luxury and this time we decided to spend our time between Laos and Thailand. Getting to Laos from Hong Kong is a bit of a pain as flights aren't direct, so an overnight stay in Bangkok with our friends Vicky and Alvaro worked perfect.
Bangkok was in total turmoil with the red shirt protestors still on the streets in force. Passing through the centre ... 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
Please follow us on our 'Round the World Trip' as we back-pack through the wild, rough, beautiful and most unimaginable places on earth! Our first stop is Africa where we head to Tanzania to chill on the beaches of Zanzibar before we trek the jungles of Uganda to get close encounters with the Gorillas. We will also take in some safari, rafting and finally fishing on the longest river of Africa, The Victoria Nile. After Uganda, we will also go to Kenya for an Orphanage Volunteer Program and our final African adventures will be spent on the beautiful beaches of Mozamb... full info