Coping with the fallout of a medical misstep that threatened to inadvertently infect Noe with a potentially deadly pathogen at worst, and turn our lives upside down for a week at best.
We hit the road for a short day trip east of Thakhek to explore the caves along Road 12 and grab some lunch at Green Climbers Home before returning to the city and rejoining the Pi Mai festivities.
Noe was nursing a hangover, so we decided to stay close today. The plan is to walk around the French colonial section of Thakhek, then do the cave circuit just outside of town heading east along Road 12. We’ll see […]
Today, we’re attempting to retrace our 2012 ‘Laos Loop’ motorbiking adventure. This time, we’re doing it in reverse with a baby! Oh, and did I mention we’re doing it in a 4×4 pickup this time? Tiny details…
Yep, it’s the last day of 2559! Hard to believe it’s almost 2560. Time sure flies. We’re spending the last day of the year in and around Konglor Village. It’s supposed to be a hot one, so the plan is to […]
Racing through 7 km-long Konglor Cave on a longtail boat was one of the highlights of our motorbiking adventure around Central Laos in 2012, so we were very excited to have the chance to relive the experience in 2017. But […]
Sabaidee Pi Mai! It’s Pi Mai time in Laos! That festive time of year when the temps and crime soars, beer and water flow unrestrained, social mores are cast aside, and expats attempt to flee Vientiane in droves. Pi Mai, also […]
It’s Pi Mai season in Laos! Pi Mai (known as Songkran in Thailand) is Lao New Year — the biggest and most widely-celebrated festival in all of Laos! It also coincides with the hottest time of year here in Laos, […]
The Lao National Museum will soon be moving out of it’s downtown home of forty years. So, how do Laotians mark such an occasion? With a little Michael Jackson, of course. …and, an event unlike any other. We arrived not knowing what […]