Laos

The blog should be fairly short, because we can hardly remember what we have done the past week. We now understand more about monsoon rains, as it has rained steadily most of the past week.  Vang Vieng After leaving Luang Prabang, we headed for Vang Vieng and what a journey it was. The road winds its way high up through …

Ahhhh….Laos

We have spent the past week and a half in Laos and we’ll apologize in advance that this will be a long blog with lots of pictures!  A Brief History of Laos We left Thailand and splurged (using Paul’s birthday money) on flights to Laos. We flew Lao Airlines, which is a bit of a sketchy airline, since they don’t …

Tired Feet and Full Bellies

We have just spent almost a week in northern Thailand, in Chaing Mai and today we leave Thailand for Laos. Up to the North We made it up to Chiang Mai on a local bus, where we were the only tourists. It was a great full service bus, with a stewardess, who brough us towels, drinks, food, water. Why can’t …

Two Feet in Bangkok

We thought we’d do a short blog of Bangkok before we head up north to Chiang Mai. We went picture crazy this blog…  Bangkok Bound It was sad to leave Koh Phangan and the islands behind. When we arrived at the Koh Phangan pier, we were shocked to see 500+ people milling around. I guess after the Full Moon Party …

Island Hopping

We left Phuket and headed to the Gulf Coast Islands (east coast) for another week or so of beaching it. Minibus Travel We had arranged to get from Phuket to Surat Thani by minibus and then to Ko Samui by ferry. It’s really easy to book transport in Thailand as there are travel agencies everywhere and you really don’t save …