About Time for a Break January 29th 2012 We finally arrived on the small island of Don Det after a strenuous but entertaining 24 hrs of travel. The island has the reputation for lazy days and quiet nights and that was exactly what we wanted. The longtail boat dropped us off at the end of the island that is most populated with guesthouses, restaurants and a few little shops here and there. As we wanted to be slightly removed from the nois ... read more
Asia » Laos » South » Don Det 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