Tag Archives: Laos

Land of a million elephants !

The girlfriend and I have recently come back from a couple of weeks in Laos, taking advantage of some cheap air fares from Bangkok, and some good hotel deals. Of course, there is always a reason behind those good deals … Continue reading

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“Tak Bat” (alms giving, Luang Prabang, Laos)

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Some random thoughts on Vientiane

I’ve just finished downloading the last of my photos from Vientiane, and found a few more to illustrate what I thought in my last post, about how the best way to see a new city is to just walk around … Continue reading

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A walk through Vientiane

I’ve always felt that the best way to really experience a new city is to get out and walk around it, as when you rush around in a tour bus or taxi in air-conditioned comfort, or even in a tuk-tuk … Continue reading

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Buddhas, Wat Si Saket, Vientiane

Buddhas at Vientiane’s oldest temple, Wat Si Saket ( with a bit of help from Topaz B&W Effects and Photoshop)

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You cannot escape from Christmas …

At the moment I am in Vientiane, Laos, waiting for my ED Education visa. You would think that this place would be a Xmas free zone, being a Buddhist country, and a Third World one at that, but walking around … Continue reading

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