The Slow Boat - Luang Prabang, Laos March 1st 2017 Crossing the Mekong river into Huay Xia, Laos was easy enough. Once on Laotian soil, things got complicated. Trying to navigate the process of obtaining my Visa on Arrival was challenging and when I finally was stamped into the country about two and a half hours had passed. The whole passport stamping and paperwork involved - in any country - to me seems so senseless. Now the choice was to either ... 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
My name is Travis. I am a 40 year old who has a terrible affliction called wanderlust. I've been planning, plotting, and scheming my way to finally fulfill and live my lifetime dream of wandering around the globe. As long as I can remember I've always been fascinated with other cultures and ways of life. I've always tried to imagine what it is like to be in exotic and foreign locales and to experience the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes associated with them. My aim is to realize my dreams and make all of my aspirations come to fruition.
So I've taken an extended a... full info