A little side adventure up the River Nam Ou January 27th 2012 27th Jan ’12 Luang Prabang to Muang Ngoi via Nong Khiaw
And everything we had read about Laos said nothing ever happens on time and you always have to wait at least an extra hour….HUH! once again despite being up and down for breakfast a full 30 minutes before the earliest pick up time we had been given, our drinks had only just arrived and the tuk tuk guy was there and we had to set off w ... read more
Asia » Laos » North » Muang Ngoi Neua 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
Hi after years of hoping, dreaming and wishing we are taking 2 years out to go backpacking round the world from the end of july and can't wait!
It's now May 2013 so I reckoned i better update this as we are now only 3 days away from the end of our travels!!. Only managed 22 months as we decided we needed somewhere to live when we got back after all, but still not a bad stint. At this moment i can't sum it all up, there have been so many amazing experiences, sights and encounters along the way, i think i need to stop to let it all sink in.
However I was so looking forward to getting hom... full info