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All the good things of France, without (as many) French!

LAOS | Wednesday, 27 May 2009 | Views [1541] | Comments [2]

Ou est la biblioteque?  Croque monsieur!  These are a few of the many French turns of phrase I have picked up here in Laos's capital, Vientiane.  The French influence is apparent in the wide, tree-lined streets and abundant fragrant bakeries.  It is ... Read more >

Tags: laos, vientiane

Beerlao in Paradise

LAOS | Monday, 25 May 2009 | Views [745] | Comments [1]

We spent yesterday basically bumming around- one day was enough to take in all the sights of Luang Prabang, and it was way too hot to just walk around and see them again.  It is such a nice place, though, that it was nice to hang around and just chill ... Read more >

Tags: laos, luang prabang, vang vieng

Can you hear me Lao?

LAOS | Saturday, 23 May 2009 | Views [777] | Comments [2]

Greetings, comrades, from our first-ever Communist country! It was not easy getting here, but it was a picnic compared with the upcoming workers' global revolution. The last two days we spent on a long, narrow boat puttering down the Mekong. The ... Read more >

Tags: laos, luang prabang

Last day of Thai adventures

THAILAND | Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | Views [865] | Comments [4]

Yesterday shaped up to be one of the best of our whole trip.  We got picked up in the morning by our guide, Eddy, who had great English and a passion for Lady Gaga's song "Poker Face."  We also joined an American and a New Zealander who were ... Read more >

Tags: chiang mai, laos, on the road, thailand

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