Getting fat in Luang Prabang July 29th 2011 After crossing the Mekong into Laos, we headed straight to the Immigration desk, got our visas (1 month, $35), got stamped in and then found a hotel to crash for the night with the intention of catching the slow boat to Luang Prabang the next day. The hotel charged us in Thai baht which suited us just fine as we didn’t have any Laos Kip, something which didn’t matter at all as everywhere acce ... 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
A little update is long overdue I feel. It's been five years since we got back from our big family travels. A lot can happen in five years and the kids are growing at a pace that's completely overwhelming.
We have settled back into life in the UK, which for all its problems is an amazing country and we love it here. We've got back on track with our careers and the kids are progressing well with their schooling.
As for travel, thankfully we still haven't stopped. Over the last few years we've been to a few more places in Europe, spent another three weeks in T... full info