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Something in the air?

Wednesday, 1 Feb 2006 | Views [1584] | Comments [4]

There has to be something in the air, the water or the food, like Koala's with Eucalyptus. How else do you explain a country that is semi-permanently asleep? The only time you see anyone striding around purposefully is perhaps at 7:30am in the morning ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, capitalism, family, laid back, on the road, travel with children, wonderful

Meandering along the Mekong

Monday, 30 Jan 2006 | Views [1601]

Luang Prabang reminds us greatly of Nan in north-east Thailand. Some years ago we meandered along the Thai-Lao border that is the Mekong for some months, gently absorbing the various towns and villages with no particular destination in mind. The pace ... Read more >

Tags: buddhism, ceremony, culture, luang prabang, on the road, travel with children

Comatose Capitalism

Sunday, 22 Jan 2006 | Views [1155] | Comments [1]

In Vietnam you only have to go near a market to have someone try to sell something. Anything. "You buy", "for the baby", "for your boy" and "same same" are aimed in your direction on even the most general of strolls.... Read more >

Tags: capitalism, culture, luang prabang, market

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