Welcome to The Jungle March 3rd 2012 Trekking through the river I didn't think anything of it, but as we climbed out of the river bed I felt something crawling on my foot. I spread my toes apart and there it was. A thick black blood sucking leech clenching right in between my second and third toe. Welcome to the Jungles of Laos.
I had arrived in Laos a day earlier making my way from the Thai border town of Chiang Khong to Huay ... read more
Asia » Laos » North 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 was bitten by the travel bug back in 2009. After graduating from University I took a four month trip down to South America - Argentina and Chile, and haven't been the same since. I'm planning my way to get back on the road in late December of this year. Asia, here I come. ... full info