And just like that we are in Laos

Moving from Thailand to Laos through the Chiang Khong felt as if we didn’t just cross a border but flew into a different world. Gone were the tourist crowds. Gone were the fancy hotels. Thai linear cities with concrete houses were suddenly replaces by settlements with bamboo bungalows, dirt courtyards with small burning fires in front and people crouching around […]

Trang, Thai Wedding

It was 9 am and we were outfitted with our ‘finest’ backpacking outfits washed the night before and still a little damp. We were looking clean but not fancy enough for a wedding. The sole of my right sandal has unglued all the way the night before so I was shoe-less. But that was a small worry given the fact that […]