Eating Frogs Plus the Fun of Bus Trips in Laos February 4th 2010 When my story last left off, I was exploring the caves where the Pathet Lao hid during the bombings of the Vietnam/Laos War and describing a massive outdoor food market in neighboring Sam Nuea.
From Sam Nua, we journeyed by bus six hours to a small town called Vieng Thong. The bus journey, which was typical of those in Laos, may be a bit interesting to those not familiar. After asking many peo ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Nong Khiaw 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 haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list." - Susan Sontag
"Life is short and the world is wide" so we better make the best of it. I support doing what makes your heart happy while helping to make other people's hearts happier. For me, that means exploring the world and taking chances, investing myself in the places and activities that fascinate and thrill me.
While travelling I learn, share and help as I go. I supported my adventures through all sorts of work: cooking, bartending, teaching English, writing, per... full info