Category Archives: Laos

Good bye Laos

Right on time when we walked to our plane, this beautiful country said “Goodbye – come back soon” with this beautiful rainbow: During take off, while I was getting a gorgeous vista of the Mekong, the other side of the … Continue reading

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Mekong River Lunch Cruise

Thanks to our evening flight departure, we still could do a river cruise today. This is the same cruise Ritsu did a while ago when she visited Luang Prabang with Utako (while me and Julius were in Hoi An). Nava … Continue reading

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Scenes from the night market

Somehow we had to cross the night market every evening (pushing our bike through the very narrow stalls was a challenge) and overall I have to say: I was not very impressed. It seems that after 5 stalls you have … Continue reading

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Monks in the rain

After 2 very action packed days, we took it a bit more easy today. The weather was also not as sunny as the others, when we sat down for lunch at Tamnok Lao, I saw those novice monks passing by. … Continue reading

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Of Bears and Butterflies …

Remember when Julius gave this great presentation regarding saving the moon bears? He was very excited when he heard that there is an actual moon bear sanctuary close to Luang Prabang, it is located at the bottom of the waterfall … Continue reading

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Kuang Si Falls

We booked ourselves a tuk-tuk for 25$ and had a fantastic day. The falls are raving at this time of year, so there was no opportunity for swimming. We tried to reach the upper pools, but the way up was … Continue reading

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Sample lunch @ Tamarind

Based on Ritsu’s recommendation, we made Tamarind our first lunch stop. And this must be indeed the best place to get an idea about Laotian food, as the offer 2 fantastic sample platters for 10$ together. Julius especially liked the … Continue reading

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Busy first day in Luang Prabang

Too busy and too tired (and sunburnt) now to go into detail … so, here some photos of today And here some highlights: – 328 up to Mt. Phousi, great views – Visiting and marveling at a bunch of temples … Continue reading

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For good karma …

The first thing we did today was walking to ‘Mount’ Phousi (it is more like a hill) and climbed up the 328 steps to the top. At the bottom they sell small birds in a cage and the idea is … Continue reading

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The very speedy journey to Laos

Since Tuesday is a national holiday in Vietnam, we made plans to spend the long weekend anywhere but rainy home. And Ritsu said many times that we would enjoy Luang Prabang a lot (where she went recently with Utako). I … Continue reading

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