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War

War

I’ve never known much about war.  I’ve learnt a lot about some of the wars in the world in the last 3 months.  The Vietnam War, the Cambodian Civil War, and the “Secret” War in Laos. I don’t understand it.  I don’t understand how people can be so murderous cold blooded killers.  How can one … Continue reading

Laos Food Offerings

In my opinion, which may not be well researched enough, I found traditional Laos food very underwhelming, considering the culinary delights of Thailand and Vietnam being so delicious, well known and close by. I say I may not be well researched enough due to the fact that I only gave the traditional dishes only once … Continue reading

Vang Vieng – off the tubed track

If you ask anyone who has been to Laos, they will tell you that you MUST go tubing in Vang Vieng. I hadn’t heard much about it, and did not realise how big tubing here really was. The whole town exists for the sake of tourists. Arriving at 3am in any other town would be … Continue reading

Luang Nam Tha – Trekking in the Jungle

Luang Nam Tha Details Luang Nam Tha is a small quiet town, consisting of a local market, guesthouses and tour operators that make up most of its main street. Most foreigners come to Luang Nam Tha to visit the neraby Nam Ha National Protected Area (NPA) which is exactly what Chase and I went there … Continue reading