Posts Tagged ‘Vientiane’

Making a Run for the Border

Making a Run for the Border
After experiencing life at a languorous pace for nearly two weeks in Laos, Jen and I procrastinated as long as we could in booking the taxis, tuk-tuks, buses and plane flights we’d need to meet up with our friend Beth several hundred miles south in Phuket. With several tight connections ahead of...
March 2nd, 2007 | Bus, Laos, Lost Girls RTW Adventure | Read More

The Women Behind the Wat

The Women Behind the Wat
After Jen and I melted into rosemary and lemongrass-scented puddles at the forest temple (called Wat Sok Pa Luang), I decided that I had to meet the pleasure-loving mind behind the herbal-infused steam baths and tropical group massage sessions. I was actually somewhat surprised to learn from Noy, the...
January 29th, 2007 | Asia, Laos, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Spa & Beauty, Spiritual Travel | Read More

Holy Laos!

Holy Laos!
While there are some drawbacks to following the backpacker trail – – competing for the same Lonely Planet-recommended hostels, squeezing onto over-crowded buses and trains and being constantly reminded just how much Bush sucks (for the love of God, we know already; none of us even voted for...
January 19th, 2007 | Asia, Laos, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Spa & Beauty | Read More