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Journals and photographs from my past travel

Mexico Trip Day 1: Mexico City

Sunrise at Palacio de Bella Artes, Mexico City Beautiful architecture, lively street scene and rich history of human civilization are three factors that attract me to visit Mexico as my first travel destination in 2020. Having traveled extensively across South … Continue reading

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Laos D5: Vientiane City Tour, Crossing to Thailand

Last night sleep was great and rejuvenating. We woke up slightly late today and headed for breakfast downstairs, next to the hotel lobby. Our accommodation in Vientiane, S Park Design Hotel, is a well-preserved and clean three star hotel with … Continue reading

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Laos D4: Hot Air Balloon in Vang Vieng, Road Trip to Vientiane

Vang Vieng from a hot air balloon ride during the sunrise   This morning I woke up at 5 am to catch the sunrise on a hot air balloon. It has been my dream, for quite a while, to go … Continue reading

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Laos D3: Vang Vieng, Nam Xay, Blue Lagoon, Tara Hotel

On the road to Vang Vieng, Laos Today we started our day 9.30am, driving toward Vang Vieng from Luang Prabang. Vang Vieng was the “party capital” of SE Asia up until 2010 when the authorities cleaned up the city image.  … Continue reading

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Laos D2: Luang Prabang City Tour, Pak Ou Caves, Sunset

Giving alms to the monks in Luang Prabang, Laos Today we started our day early at 6.15am to see the monks receiving alms from the locals (and few tourists). Our tour guide, Mr Southone, asks us whether we want to … Continue reading

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