North to South: 3 Weeks of Travel in Laos

Two Mochilas

Over our first month of travel, we really did try to see too much and staying on the move created some larger gaps in our posts… So, with that said, here’s a bit of a catch-up piece to mark our experiences and impressions of Laos.

From Luang Prabang with love?

Bamboo bridge over Nam Khan Bamboo bridge over Nam Khan

Luang Prabang is a beautiful city nestled around the Mekong River and Nam Khan. This world heritage city has many similar charms to the cultural hubs of Ubud and Chiang Mai – places where the ease of finding a glass of wine, a delicious meal and a yoga class are almost all too easy. The ‘Old Quarter’, in particular, is filled with restaurants, small cafes and galleries that would fit in better with the affluent parts of Manhattan or Buenos Aires – much more than the rest of rural Laos.

Many people come here to…

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