Category Archives: Laos

Vientiane

Days 136/137, Saturday/Sunday 19/20 May 2012, Vientiane I had a wee sleep in this morning, by my standards anyway and wasn’t up till 8.00. it is pouring down outside which is just perfect as it means I can have a … Continue reading

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12 hours on a bus, well – make that one and a bit buses

Day 135, Friday 18 May 2012, Savannakhet to Vientiane Frustratingly I was still awake at midnight so I popped half a pill in the end so I could some sleep. The room was too warm to sleep with the fan … Continue reading

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An interlude in Savannakhet

Day 134, Thursday 17 May 2012, Pakse – Savannakhet I had booked my bus ticket to Savannakhet (SK) through the cafe on the corner and had to be there at 7.30 for an 8:00 departure – conveniently enough time to … Continue reading

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Wat Phou.

Day 133, Wednesday 16 May 2012, Champasak – Paske Damnit, I should never have left Don Det ! Crap sleep in Champasak… As always I was up early(ish), I had breakfast and a quick catch up blog post and then … Continue reading

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Canoe across the Mekong

Day 132, Tuesday 15 May 2012 – 4000 Islands to Champasak I was awake early again after another pretty good sleep, awesome ! It will be such a shame to leave, but it is time to move on – so … Continue reading

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Day trip up the ‘Kong

Day 131, Monday 14 May, 2012 – 4000 Islands. I had another good sleep, Don Det is quieter and cooler than most places I have been to, the bed is not the most comfortable but I am sleeping so well … Continue reading

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I lose something important – it had to happen I guess

Day 130, Sunday 13 May, 2012 – 4000 Islands It was a reasonably cool night and I managed a pretty good sleep, there is no air con in the bungalow and i didn’t need the fan either, such a relief … Continue reading

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Time to move on

Day 129, Saturday 12 May, 2012, Pakse – Don Det Ok – scene set here… I am sitting on my bed in a Mekong riverside bungalow on the island of Don Det in the far south of Laos. The bungalow … Continue reading

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An unanticipated stay in Pakse

Days 127/128, Thursday/Friday 10/11 May 2012, Pakse. Pretty rough night, it is very hot and humid here in Pakse and the fan in my room is next to useless as it appears to be pointing at the floor, when I … Continue reading

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Monk walks and on to Pakse

Day 126, Wednesday 9 May 2012, Luang Prabang to Pakse Weird night, I heard voices on the street outside and thought – cool, it must be time to get up and go see the monk walk. I staggered out of … Continue reading

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