Savannakhet May 20th 2010 We arrive in Savannakhet at 4am on the 15th (my birthday) and find ourselves sitting on the side of the road waiting for the guesthouses to open their doors. As dawn sheds it's first light upon this new city we instantly get a good vibe for it despite our exhaustion. Monks in saffron robes collecting their morning alms breathe life in to the deserted streets and soon the city awakes around us.
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Asia » Laos » South » Savannakhet 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
Ness and I have always hungered to see the world but in our own separate lives circumstance has always prevented us for one reason or another. I mentioned to Ness one night in the pub that i planned to go traveling. Seeing an opportunity to fulfill her own dream she pledged to go with me. At this point, eye to eye, we realised nothing could stop us!
Ness is the perfect traveling companion for me, our souls sing a similar tune and we connect on many levels. I write this after being on the road for six weeks and not a cross word has passed between us. I am not sure how i would have fared at s... full info