Tubing and drinking…getting screwed…watch your step, don’t step in the… March 4th 2011 Vang Vieng and blowing through Vientiane...not fast enough!
After a rewarding experience in Nong Khiaw, we were setting off for Vang Vieng and decided to get up early to catch the first bus out. We got up with the roosters and walked down the dirt road, through the little market in town, and to the bus station we came in at. To our surprise, we paid for the local bus but ended up taki ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Vientiane 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
We saved and sacrificed to fulfill our dream, the one that so many people think they can’t accomplish or are afraid to embark on, traveling around the world. Our lives in Los Angeles were filled with Blackberrys, Starbucks coffee, endless traffic, meetings and insane works weeks. We traded in everything we knew for backpacks, instant noodles, one inch thick mattresses, bed bugs, twelve hour bus journeys and the most amazing memories we could ask for. We were on a tighter budget than most, trying our best to live off $50 a day for both of us (TRYING is the key word... full info