Category Archives: Laos

Bez mnicha to kicha

Zaraz po przyjezdzie do Luang Prabang, miasta tysiaca swiatyn, przywitaly nas, jak wszedzie, kolorowe pocztowki. Jak zwykle pragnac dorownac najlepszym fotografom, lub co najmniej tym co “chalturza” robilismy swoje widokowki. Szybko sie okazalo, ze bez obranego w pomaranczowy stroj mnicha … Continue reading

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Bo Pen Ngan – No Problem

Our time in Laos is coming close to an end. We breezed through the capital of Vientianne, stopping only for a good night’s sleep. Our journey led us further south to the border city of Tha Khek. In a few … Continue reading

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Tubes, Caves, and Hot Air Balloons

Vang Vien is a cult classic. It has been on the Southeast Asian backpacking circuit since the late nineties. A pretty river runs through town, a ridge of limestone mountains offers great climbing and caving, and there are plenty of … Continue reading

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Monk Feeding

Luang Prabang is a magnificent city. The historic center lies on a peninsula formed by the Mekong and another river. It is filled to the brim with magnificent Buddhist temples. In the center of the peninsula is a hill named … Continue reading

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Two Weddings and a Funeral

Once again, we arrived in a riverside town named Nong Khiaw in the pre-afternoon hours. We climbed the stairs from the boat launch and for once managed not to get invited to a full day beer drinking and eating extravaganza … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year

We hopped into a long slow boat and after two hours arrived in the river village of Muang Ngoy Neua. It is unbelievably beautiful. It sits high on a riverbank and the view across the river onto the mountains and … Continue reading

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In Laos Until February 30th

Our mini bus arrived in the Vietnamese town of Dien Bien Phu. Aboard were ten western tourists here for the same purpose: to leave Vietnam before the country came to a standstill while celebrating Tet. Our only problem was that … Continue reading

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