Tha Khaek: A Stop Along the Way January 24th 2013 We were really looking forward to the challenge of taking a local Lao bus. In Indonesia and China we took plenty of local transportation and loved it. Our hopes weren't set to high and expected a crowded, hot, long drive. We were able to barter with a few tuk-tuks in Vientiane to get a good enough price for one-way to the south bus station which is about 10km out of town – our alternative wo ... read more
Asia » Laos » South » Tha Khaek 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 Tyler and Rebecca, and we are addicted to sunshine!
We also get lost A LOT, think there are few things in life better than "ocean hair", are Philadelphia Eagles fans (NFL), are obsessed with street food and hole-in-the wall restaurants and have just started to stoke our passion for travel!!
Originally from London, Ontario, Canada we recently completely an unbelievable backpacking trip through South-East Asia and China.
The early blogs on this site are very personal to Rebecca since the initial purpose for the blog was to keep in touch with home.
Our real adventure began in Singapo... full info