Not Playing By the Rules May 28th 2011 What was I letting myself in for? Was I going to love it or hate it?
From Luang Prabang there is a road. Not any road though. A single lane mountain road with more twists than a curly-wurly. The views in the highlands were terrific but my utmost concentration was needed not to be sick. Every other turn seemed to be a 180 degree corner just like the Monaco Grand Prix. On the way, there were vil ... 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
I'm a halfy (English-Malay), from London UK. Some people may associate me with Bruce Lee or just a generic oriental. Very keen sportsman with cricket being my activity of choice (but apparently better at football); enjoy nature and science documentaries (closet Trekky too) plus have an ability to crack numerous amounts of bones in my body. Some people would be surprised to know I've had plastic surgery too
I depart the organised madness of London on March 5th, for a seven month expedition. I am to go by myself to discover places that I have only seen on television or didn't even know existe... full info