Small Blessings August 21st 2005
Our last day in Luang Prabang was a day for trekking and shopping.
We started the day with a trip to the Kuang Si Waterfalls- a two-hour drive and about 35 km southwest from Luang Prabang. The picturesque multi-level falls tumbling through a series of pools is a favorite spot for camera-happy tourists and picnic-loving locals. Sure, it’s not as majestic as the Niagara Fall ... 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'm a Singapore-based Filipina journalist who just quit my job as a staff reporter in a major financial news agency to fulfill one of my dreams - to backpack around Asia. I'm traveling in hopes that I can devote my time on things that really matter to me: writing, photography, yoga, meditating, learning new languages, meeting new people, finding my own voice, letting go of old baggage, travelling light, being alive. ... full info