Cruising The Mekong in Laos

Cruising The Mekong in Laos

Another Mekong Cruise was always on my to do list when travelling with a camera.  I didn’t want my first experience in Vietnam to be my last, as it was that good.  I chose to take the Shompoo Cruise…

Phenomenal Luang Prabang

Phenomenal Luang Prabang

Travelling with a camera to Luang Prabang I can see why it is officially described as the best-preserved city in Southeast Asia. Unusually, the whole city was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995….

Tamarind Cooking School

Tamarind Cooking School

I love a local cookery course and have done so in Italy, Malaysia, Thailand and Cambodia. The Tamarind Cookery School in Luang Prabang excelled themselves and gave you a great taste of Laos. Excellent customer…

Kuang Si Waterfall & Bear Rescue Centre

Kuang Si Waterfall & Bear Rescue Centre

A 45-minute drive, 30 km south west of Luang Prabang, takes you to the picturesque Kuang Si Waterfall. The minivan journey costs less than £4 and entrance fee £1.75. The first attraction is the Kuang…

Luang Prabang Bamboo Bridges

Luang Prabang Bamboo Bridges

During the dry season in Luang Prabang (December to May approximately), local families build 2 bamboo bridges across the Nam Khan River, just before it meets the mighty Mekong. You can cross for a small…

Laos Route 13 Road Trip

Laos Route 13 Road Trip

Another of my nine lives went when travelling with a camera on Route 13!  But, I wouldn’t have changed it for the world – one of those wonderful but weird memories you never forget.  A 6…

Vang Vieng, Laos

Vang Vieng, Laos

Another Asia road trip that I wasn’t sure if I would survive.  Albeit not the worst I have ever had by far. Vientiane to Vang Vieng 157 km, took 5 hours hotel door to door in a…

Laos Street Photography

Laos Street Photography

There was an abundance of street photography opportunities in Laos – one of my favourite genres. The children were so photogenic.  Being one of Southeast Asia’s poorest countries, there isn’t a plethora of mobile phones…

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