Slow boat on the Mekong to Pak Beng January 20th 2020 One has to cross upstream, higher up, to come downstream properly… ~ Lao Proverb
Today we were travelling southeast from Chiang Khong (Thailand) to Pak Beng(Laos).
We woke early (5:30am) to catch the sunrise and prepare for an early morning border crossing into Laos. We headed down to the breakfast area of our guesthouse (which was located on the river bank) and settled at a long thi ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Pakbeng 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
This blog documents the feeding of our travel addiction - one country at a time.
Travel is an essential part of our life, and we'll continue to travel until our addiction wanes (which probably won't be in this lifetime)! The more we travel, the more we see; and the more we see, the more we understand that we know so little - which is a brilliant thing.
We love the little corner of south eastern Australia we call home, but we are at our happiest when throwing ourselves into a new adventure and experiencing new cultures. Rather than doing round-the-world trips, our preferred style of trave... full info