Luang Prabang Elephant and Waterfall Adventure January 9th 2013 Today was a drive to the Elephant Village, a real conservation establishment where the elephants work well looked after and protected from years of slavery in the forests. The day consisted in a boat ride up the river to the waterfalls, then an hour hike in the jungle, and finally a ride back to the Village on the back of an elephant. I'd highly recommend this adventure. ... 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
I wish I had discovered this blog years ago. I did the mass email update for my previous adventures (United States and Europe) and now have no online documentation to share with fellow travelers.
To the chagrin of some friends and family wanderlust has struck again. I managed to stay focused for nearly a year and a half in a job related to my college education, however the desire to travel has grown strong again and can no longer be suppressed.
I have secured a 12 month Visa for New Zealand and hope to document this adventure for posterity, or at least the life of the TravelBlog.
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