Exploring Luang Prabang

Three months into our trip and Elliot’s face was getting out of hand. It was clear the beard…

Crossing Kuang Xi waterfall

On any ordinary day, the relatively benign waters of Kuang Xi Falls, flowing downstream over several cascades into…

The Cave of 1,000 Buddhas

It’s a three hour boat ride up the Mekong river from Luang Prabang to Pac Ou Caves so…

Tak Bat: The Alms Giving Ceremony

Something extraordinary happens at sunrise in Luang Prabang. And it’s not that hundreds of brightly-robed monks stream from…

Mountain Mouse and other delicacies…

After three nights of spray painted dogs and Lao-Lao whiskey we left the Vang Vieng party behind and…

Tubing in Vang Vieng

In 2006, an organic farmer from Vang Vieng lent a group of foreign volunteers a couple of tractor…

When the buffaloes fight it is the grass that suffers.

Laos Proverb

Arriving in Laos

In 1957, the good citizens of Laos were handed a wad of cash and several tonnes of cement…