Category: Laos

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A day in Vientiane

Now, I have to be honest with you, I am a bit templed out! Today’s guide met us in the hotel reception at the appointed hour and off we went. I’m afraid I can’t...

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And so to Vientiane

Today was a travel day, so not too much excitement. We were picked up on time at our hotel and taken by our usual driver, (how quickly one gets used to these things!), to...

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Luang Prabang Day Two

So, having been rather lax about giving my brief report yesterday, I posted it earlier today. So now for today’s report, (which is, of course, about yesterday … confused, you will be!). Now, I’m...

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Luang Prabang

No blog yesterday. It has to be said, that we are a little travel weary at the moment. Having been out on the daily excursions, we got back to our hotel and I fell...

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The Mekong River Day 2

We awoke this morning to the sound of elephants. It transpires that elephants are brought down to the banks of the Mekong River every morning to be washed by their keepers, (the Mahout). The...

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To Luang Prabang by boat …

Today did not start well. I awoke at 3.30am feeling distinctly under the weather. We were due to rise, in any event, at 5:15am as we had to depart early for the border between...

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Travelling

So, here we are – on our way to Bangkok.┬áThe taxi to Heathrow was expertly booked by myself, of course, and turned up on time. It did turn out to be rather more like...