Laos · 8 Days · 18 Moments · December 2016

4 January 2017

31/12/2016 Tubing
4/1/2017 First day as solo traveller That dam Wat Chan Temple

3 January 2017

3/1/2017 Vientiane - Patuxai sorting out emergency passport docs

1 January 2017

1/1/2017 Vang vieng space bar and street crepes
1/1/2017 Hired bikes and rode to blue lagoon, plus went caving

31 December 2016

31/12/2016 Travelled 7 hours to Vang Vieng
31/12/2016 Monks receiving breakfast from local community

30 December 2016

301/12/2016 Waterfall
301/12/2016 Rice experience - learnt the 13 stages of growing sticky rice. Was also shown how to construct toys with bamboo and looked at the vegetable garden.

29 December 2016

29/12/2016 Went to bar utopia
29/12/2016 Watched the sunset over mountain with a view of Laung Prabang
29/12/2016 Travelled on the boat another 6 hours to a temple which had more than 4,000 sculptures. Left one of the bracelet charms with a sculpture with our blessings from the village

28 December 2016

28/12/2016 Ceremony of initiation from the village. Wrapped strings around our wrists with wishes of good luck for the new year. Celebrated with shots.
28/12/2016 Meeting the local village community.
28/12/2016 Went swimming in the Mekong river during sunset
28/12/2016 Went to the nearby school to teach the children English. Taught them head, shoulders, knees and toes. Played soccer in the playground and watched them water the school garden.
28/12/2016 Travelled along the Mekong river (4500km in total), taking 6 hrs. Paid 100,000kip for two lunches and complementary drinks. On our way to the home stay.

27 December 2016

27/12/2016 Laos Temple before having a Stray dinner along the Mekong River (Koh beef and sticky rice with Chang beer)