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Luang Prabang,

Thursday, 13 Nov 2008 | Views [502]

Felt pretty crap this morning on account of a few too many Beerlau the night before.  I had met up with the usual suspects in a bar called Lau Lua Gardens, which has a fantastic outside area, with palm trees and fires to take away the evening chill.  ... Read more >

Gallery: Luang Prabang

Thursday, 13 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Nong Khiaw

Wednesday, 12 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery

Two Days in Nong Khiaw
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Nong Khiaw - Louangphrabang

Wednesday, 12 Nov 2008 | Views [324]

Chilled out for the rest of the day enjoying several Beerlao on the terrace overlooking the river. Headed out for Louangphrabang on the 11 o’clock bus.  There were two buses heading for LP, one of which was rammed packed and leaving earlier…..there ... Read more >

Nong Khiaw

Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | Views [378] | Video

Myself, Patrick, and Tim set off early to trek up along side the river. The trek was through the jungle landscape often interrupted by the occasional villager going about their business. We found a local village, and we greeted by many of the children ... Read more >

Nong Khiaw

Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | Views [493]

Got up in good time to check myself into some alternative bungalows overlooking the river.   I hired a bike and spent the day exploring the surrounding countryside and villages.   The scenery here is amazing and hopefully the photos sum it up.   ... Read more >

Luang Nam Tha- Nong Khiaw

Sunday, 9 Nov 2008 | Views [333]

Decided to depart from Luang Nam Tha and make my way to Nong Khiaw further south.   Five of us (Tim, Patrick, Jeff and Denise) got a bus in the morning to Udomxai.   This was a most uncomfortable ride.   Many of roads were unmade and contained ... Read more >

Trekking in Luang Nam Tha - Day 2

Saturday, 8 Nov 2008 | Views [380]

It was in the early hours that I regretted not bringing my sleeping bag liner....I had been bitten all over by bed bugs...."Don't Let The Bed Bugs Bite".....yeah right...too late now!   We headed off early to continue our trek.  Today's ... Read more >

Trekking in Luang Nam Tha

Friday, 7 Nov 2008 | Views [353]

A group of eight of us had previously booked a two day trek in the jungle the day before, so kitted out we set off with our guide (Ponzer) up to the hills with the addition of a French couple who later us.  Since it had been raining for two nights on ... Read more >

Biking Laung Nam Tha

Thursday, 6 Nov 2008 | Views [404]

Myself and a few of the group for the day before hired some bikes for the day to explore the area.  We set off and had only been riding for half and hour before the heavens opened.  We got absolutley drenched!!  We sought shelter under a local farmers ... Read more >

Gallery: Luang Nam Tha

Thursday, 6 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery

Biking and Trekking in Luang Nam Tha
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12 Hours of Chinese Endurance

Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | Views [410]

The bus finally left Kunming the previous evening at 7pm.  Unfortanelty the sleeper bus I had booked was designed for Chinese people, and the beds were somewhat small.  It was this point I knew it would be a long ride.  I was right. Chinese music was ... Read more >

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