Category Archive: Laos

The Secret War

This past week we visited Vieng Xai, the birthplace of the Laos communist resistance force, the Pathet Lao.  This region is not only beautiful but loaded with history.  The surrounding cliffs contained a… Continue reading

Disappearing up the Ou river

We have been off the cyberspace grid for the past ten days in the villages of Nong Khiaw and Muang Ngoi Neua.  Neither of these had internet or banks and Muang Ngoi Neua… Continue reading

Luang Prabang

We have been relaxing for the past week with chocolate croissants, massages and ice cream in the city of Luang Prabang.  This city is shaped into a peninsula by the Mekong on the… Continue reading

Floating down the Mekong

A couple days ago we crossed into Laos at the Chiang Khong-Huay Xai border.  We have spent the past two days on a slow boat floating down the Mekong river and are now… Continue reading

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