Life On The Mekong January 18th 2012 With tickets in hand and packs handed off, we boarded the slow boat that would take us south on the mighty Mekong river over the next two days to Luang Prabang.<span><span> As seems to be the case with all travel in southeast Asia, our departure was delayed by more than an hour, but being in no hurry and prepared for a day of inactivity we were not bothered in the slightest.<span> ... 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
Liza chose to pursue her teaching degree in Christchurch, New Zealand. After 7 months apart and following the completion of his PhD, Matt joined up with Liza while she was on a teaching placement in Nelson, NZ. They will now commence their travels together, which will take them all over New Zealand, to Tahiti and eventually to southeast Asia.
We are hoping to keep our friends and families posted on our adventures, share videos and pictures, and bring everyone as close as possible to sharing this experience with us.
We hope you all enjoy it.... full info