....Well it is Monsoon Season July 22nd 2008 I heard the putting of cars, padding of feet and pitter-pattering of the rain before I felt the cold hard concrete beneath my face. I slowly but surely lifted my body off the floor and everything came into view - the weak morning sun straining to get through the rain clouds and the streets of Luang Prabang that were coming to life. We weren't home and free yet; yes, we might be in the right town a ... 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 have wanted to travel for as long as I can remember; to get out and see the world beyond the safe and relatively happy little bubble of Blightly. I have travelled a little in Europe and with my mother being South African my visits out there have really given me a taste for venturing out of the bubble; just me and my camera.
Nov '07 - Bought my RTW ticket (leaving 3rd of March,thank you very much!) and the plans have changed ever so slightly! Basically I switched round; now starting off in Joburg and ending up in New York, with a whole load of craziness inbetween. I... full info