General, Travel

Adventurers ‘R’ us

Vang Vieng is visually beautiful. I think I may have already said that. Seriously though, waking up to misty mountains is the best way to start the day. That, and no bites! Mosquitoes are going down. Getting up early for a proper day of activites is so much more exciting than getting up for a bus journey. So far, the fullest days have been the best days, and today is jam packed. The breakfast here is a bit miss rather than hit, but it’s filling enough. I’m glad we’re getting lunch included, there was no way we’d have been able to acquire it from breakfast. Continue reading “Adventurers ‘R’ us”

General, Travel

Toilet Wars: Return of the Squat

I love Laos. I have been here a day, and I absolutely love it. I don’t care about the vast distances we are going to shift in various transports, or the increased malaria risk, or the increased language barrier, it is a beautiful country. Last night was really nice, which has made getting up early to check-out and tuk tuk around arches and temples that much easier. The breakfast left a bit to be desired, but if that’s the only downside to Laos, I will take it and run.  Continue reading “Toilet Wars: Return of the Squat”