They say that travel is about the journey, not the destination…In our recent Reflections post, we said that we love the nitty-gritty of bus travel. We thought it was about time to share just what ‘nitty-gritty’ entails, so we are inviting you along on our journey from the tiny, unremarkable town of Muang Sing in the very north of Laos, near the Chinese border, to the beautiful river town of Nong Khiaw.
Another amazing year is coming to an end – our 2nd as full-time travelers! It’s hard to believe just how much we have done this year…check out some of our photo highlights of 2011!
Luang Prabang in Northern Laos is an entertaining place to visit – combining quaint French-colonial architecture with Buddhist temples and buzzing markets. Here are our tips what to see and do:
A last-minute detour in Laos led us to Phonsavan – just in time to witness the New Year’s celebrations of the Hmong people. We love the traditional costume and the game of love…
We just recently celebrated our 600th day on the road! There were highs and lows, as always, that we would like to share… Find out about the Tops & Flops of our last 100 days.
Today marks our 600th day on the road! In the last 100 days we have traveled in the U.S., Thailand & in Laos. Read on for a summary of our reflections & find out what’s next for us!
We saw many jaw-dropping sunsets in Laos, and this was our favorite one: from top of a hill in Luang Prabang, where the sun sets over the Mekong River.