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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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Laos D1: Luang Prabang, Kuang Si Waterfalls, Mount Phousi

Kuang Si Waterfalls in Luang Prabang, Laos This morning we took a flight from Singapore to Luang Prabang with Scoot airlines, one of the budget airlines serving a more exotic destination in SE Asia. Our flight took about 3 hours, … Continue reading

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Western Canada Trip D5: Vancouver

Day 5 To my surprise, I woke up naturally before the alarm rang at 7.15 am, two and a half hours before my pick up for the city tour. I was hungry, but luckily within two stores next to Ramada … Continue reading

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