New Year's eve Laos style, Seriously slippy trekking and playing Tarzan April 6th 2012 30th December
Journey to Luang Prabang, by minibus again. It was a very bumpy, windy (as in curvy not wind blowing) road as we had been warned but it was also very beautiful. The unsealed roads took us round mountains giving us spectacular scenery. When we arrived we did the tuk-tuk negotiation and were taken to our guesthouse: Sysomophone. This was basically a family’s house with ... 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
We are Katie Miller and Michael Kirby from Northampton England. We have packed up our day jobs in order to go travelling round (some of) the world. We will be starting our tavels on 12th September 2011 heading to Beijing. Following this we are planning on heading west and south across China before going to Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand. Then flying to Austrailia and then New Zealand before we come home via San Fransico.
(PS. the "jeniuses" is ironic!!)... full info