Savankhet and Pakse; Transport palava, tuk tuks and dinosaur museums 

 Our journey to Savankhet was actually farcical. We were picked up from our hostel on time but by a tuk tuk rather than the mini bus we were expecting.  After launching our heavy bags on top of the roof, the driver crammed as many people as possible into the seats/ area we had left to … Continue reading Savankhet and Pakse; Transport palava, tuk tuks and dinosaur museums 

Vientiane: meditation with monks, Curfew and chilli mango…

Vientiane We arrived in Vientiane in the afternoon after a short bus journey from Vangvieng.  After checking into the Funky Monkey hostel we went for lunch in one of the small restaurants opposite for some Pad Thai as we planned to rest of our day.  Although Vientiane's the capital of Laos we were told to … Continue reading Vientiane: meditation with monks, Curfew and chilli mango…