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Soaring, Gibbon style


This is a family post, about our adventure at “The Gibbon Experience,” and ziplining in the jungle wonderland in Northern Laos.  We spent three amazing days here – hiking, sleeping in treehouses, ziplining, meeting new friends, and dissolving into the jungle. 2,452 more words


Buddha Shakyamuni: Laos


Geography: Laos
Date: 17th-18th century
Medium: copper alloy
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Buddha Statue


When traveling for a longer time, some parts of your body are just growing. Hairs and nails need to be shortened every now and then. Where I’m to stingy with at home, looks here like a bargain. 27 more words


Mainland Southeast Asia - In a nutshell

It is a tad overdue, but, like India before, we thought we would round off our time in mainland Southeast Asia before moving on.

In short – Places are so much more (and sometimes less) than what you see in the guidebooks when planning. 821 more words


Joma Bakery

Joma Bakery can be found in Vietnam, Cambodia and in several cities in Laos. It was suggested to us as a place to eat lunch while in Vientiane and then later was a go to stop for several meals in Luang Prabang. 249 more words


Part 1: The Journey

Ban Khoun Kham, Laos, 2009

The story of Tham Kong Lo Cave comes in two parts. We begin with the journey from the sleepy town of Ban Khoun Kham. 695 more words

The 4,000 Islands

As I wrote earlier on, I was seeking peace and quiet to rest from my very busy arrival to Asia. The 4,000 Islands (Si Phan Don) turned out being perfect for that. 371 more words