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L&L On the Road Lars & Louise on a world-sampling tour

Trip: South East Asia

There are [17] stories from my trip: South East Asia

Life's a Beach!

SINGAPORE | Saturday, 27 Mar 2010 | Views [760] | Comments [2]

Ok. So it’s been a while. We’ve been on holiday. Somehow we went from being travelers to becoming lazy vacationers. Right at this very moment, we are in Australia and have turned right back to being proper backpackers. Ok, this is what we’ve been ... Read more >

Photos: Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia

INDONESIA | Saturday, 27 Mar 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Cambodian temples, Bangkok movie theatres and Lao Elephants

LAOS | Wednesday, 17 Feb 2010 | Views [1675] | Comments [1]

We have been running a bit behind with our updates.   Over the past month, we have left the beach in Cambodia, passed through Siem Reap to check out the temples of Angkor, done a quick stopover in Bangkok and travelled through Laos. We ... Read more >

Photos: Cambodia & Laos

LAOS | Wednesday, 17 Feb 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Cambodia - Part 1

CAMBODIA | Tuesday, 2 Feb 2010 | Views [1033] | Comments [1]

Phnom Penh Phnom Penh has a bit of a sordid history… We spent a few depressing days looking at the killing fields (and seeing the movie from 1984, which is good!) and also visited the school turned torture prison, S-21. Before coming here we read ... Read more >

HCMC & the Mekong Delta

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 23 Jan 2010 | Views [603] | Comments [1]

Carbon footprints… We have managed to get all the way to central Vietnam from Moscow over land, using only buses and trains (and a one-off hitch-hiking stretch with a lovely Mongolian family). Except for our little side trip to Japan from ... Read more >

Photos: Mekong

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 23 Jan 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Pulsating, bubbling, buzzing Vietnam

VIETNAM | Wednesday, 13 Jan 2010 | Views [875] | Comments [1]

Where the Dragon Descends into the Sea We ended up celebrating the holidays in Vietnam, and as a little Christmas treat to ourselves we took a two day tour of Halong Bay, sleeping on the pretty junk boat ‘Oriental Sails’.   A tour is by far ... Read more >

From China to Vietnam, through Friendship

VIETNAM | Sunday, 3 Jan 2010 | Views [528] | Comments [3]

The ‘Sleeper’ Train  After warming up thoroughly by watching classics like ‘The Platoon’, we felt ready for Vietnam. A bus and a train ride brought us from Yangshuo in China to Hanoi in Vietnam, via the Chinese city Nanning - famous for it’s ... Read more >

Photos: Vietnam

VIETNAM | Sunday, 3 Jan 2010 | Photo Gallery

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- Supreme Ultimate Fist - (Tai Chi)

CHINA | Thursday, 31 Dec 2009 | Views [605]

We spent six days training Chen style Tai Chi at the Long Tou Shan Martial Arts School in Yangshuo, China.   When you see old people doing this in the park, it looks very relaxing and not at all like a particularly strenuous ... Read more >

Merry X-mas all !!

VIETNAM | Friday, 25 Dec 2009 | Views [362] | Comments [2]

Photos: Yangshuo

CHINA | Friday, 18 Dec 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Bright Lights, Big Cities

CHINA | Monday, 7 Dec 2009 | Views [1348] | Comments [3]

The last two weeks we’ve been touring the major and some medium size (like four or five times the size of Stockholm) cities in China, slowly but surely getting ready to let go of the rail and venture out into the Real China – ... Read more >

Photos: China's Big Cities

CHINA | Monday, 7 Dec 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Big in Japan!

JAPAN | Sunday, 22 Nov 2009 | Views [1092]

After a solid week in Beijing, we decided to go on vacation to Japan.   Lovely country – highly recommended.   We will definitely go back here – next time hopefully knowing some more Japanese. Trip overview Day Where? ... Read more >

Gone fishing!

JAPAN | Sunday, 15 Nov 2009 | Views [564] | Comments [7]

Caught this beauty when we were strolling along the bay in Hiroshima.  Not sure if it is an eagle, a hawk or something else.  Does anyone know? Best, Lars