Tubing down the Nam Song. November 18th 2010 After the culture bit it was time for some adventure. This meant, however ,that we were away from fast internet for awile so I have now got a lot of backtracking to do.
We caught the VIP bus heading north to Vang Vieng, a small town set on the banks of the Nam Song River. Across the river, jungle clad limestone karsts tower above. The scenery there was amazing, we stayed in a guesthouse that ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Vang Vieng 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
We both travelled and worked in Spain, which is where we first met, back in 1972. Things back then were quite different, no plastic card banking or internet to smooth the way.
Our travels were put on hold for a few years whilst we brought up our two children. They now spend large chunks of their life exploring the world.
Now in our mid to late 50's we decided it was time we took up travelling again and this time write our own travel blog. Hope it can compete with the younger generations.
We chose the nickname 'still crazy' because I guess that's what we are, still crazy. We completed three... full info