All the V's December 22nd 2010 OK, we booked early for the decent bus from LP to our next destination Vang Vieng. Unfortunately what this meant in practice was that we had two seats in front of a huge glass window right at that the front of the top deck of a bus driven by an Asian bus driver, through small, windy mountain roads while the rain was hammering down, nicely slickening the already miniscule amount of tarmac on the ro ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Vientiane 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
Fed up with working all the hours only for the taxman to take most of it away so we have decided to do what we have always dreamed about and take off round the world. We are currently planning our trip and have been inspired by all the great bloggs on here, thanks.
We are looking to leave in Sept 2009 and travel first to the USA. I have visited many times but mainly for work, now is the time to see it for real.
Then onto New Zealand to meet family, some for the first time, and see that beautiful country. Next Australia to catch up with some 'old' friends - Diane and Richard ... full info