Cave tubing, Kayaking Vang Vieng December 30th 2009 I wake with a stiff neck from the massive brick of a pillow beneath my head, a common occurrence in guesthouses round these parts.
Heading off on my kayak and cave tube trip I discover that my small group of 5 has magically morphed into a group of 30 overnight. We pile in the back of tuk-tuks, kayaks strapped on top and drive down a bumpy road for about 15 minutes.
We walk through a small vill ... 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