With the Slow boat from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang February 3rd 2019 On Monday morning, January 28th, I left Chiang Mai by Minivan and started my journey to Laos. The journey would take 3 days : 1 day to the border, 1 day to cross the border and to go by slow boat to Pakbeng, 1 day by slow boat from Pakbeng to Luang Prabang.
The minivan was completely full and being picked up as one of the last people, I got a very shitty seat, squeezed in between a bunch o ... 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
I’m Bianca Mertens and I come from the German speaking part of Belgium. I just finished my PhD in historical linguistics of Romance languages and now I’m dedicating my life to the things I’m most passionate about: discovering the world, meeting new people, getting to know their culture and volunteering.
Right now, I’m travelling around the world and I would be very happy if you would join me on my journey!
ConnAct - Discover. Connect. Act.
... full info