We take a couple of bicycles on a leisurely ride around the mysterious island of Don Khon — one of the Mekong’s “4,000 Islands.”
Taking a break from Belize for the moment to cover one of the highlights of our time in Laos (and Southeast Asia for that matter) — a small island among 3,999 of its closest friends in the middle of the mighty Mekong
On Day Two of our Khammouane Loop motorbiking adventure in Laos we ride from Tha Lang to Nahin via Laksao, covering some of the most remote, rugged and unforgiving roads Laos has to offer.
Tak Bat, or monks’ call to alms, occurs just before sunrise across Laos, but the practice in Luang Prabang, in particular, helped put it on the map. Many fear that the popularity of this ritual of humility and meditation in this UNESCO heritage […]
Old Town Luang Prabang is loaded with historical buildings and sights to see. The highlight of our visit, however, was walking the charming tree-lined streets and imagining what life might have looked like at various points in time, from the early kingdoms […]
Our two-day slow-boat journey down the Mekong ended at a nondescript boat ramp seemingly in the middle of the jungle. From the banks of the Mekong, the density of the vegetation mask what lay beyond — and this being our […]