Archive for the ‘Laos’ Blogs


Spider

Fun Facts and Figures

Number of Countries Visited: 26 - Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Tunisia, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, ...
Camp by the Lake

Best & Worst of (Part 3)

Best location to Start a Cycling Trip: The foot of the Pyramids in Giza, Egypt. That just can’t be beat. Unforgettable Cycling Highlights: Day 1 in ...
Out of Tranquility and Into Mayhem

Out of Tranquility and Into Mayhem

There were very noticeable changes as soon as we crossed the border into Vietnam. The chorus of “Saybadees” was replaced by “Hello, how are ...
Brave One

The Brave Ones

On our last day in Laos, we cycled past a large group of women and kids sitting on the side of the road. As usual, ...
Merry Christmas from Laos

Merry Christmas from Laos

We just want to wish everyone a very, very Merry Christmas and a Great New Year full of happiness, love and adventure. May all your ...
Since we’ve been gone…

Since we’ve been gone…

Apparently, since we’ve been gone, the world economy has collapsed, unemployment is rising, stocks have plummeted and the American auto industry is in peril. ...
Hiccup

Hiccup

It appears we are having yet another little hiccup in our travel plans. My back wheel started making a lot of noise a few days ...
Portrait

Cycling In Laos

I bet you’re sitting at your desk right now, wondering what cycling in Laos is like. Is it hard? How’s the scenery? Would I enjoy ...
From Lemons to Lemonade

From Lemons to Lemonade

Thanks to Henrik and Louise for passing along this awesome story. Somewhere on their route, Henrik and Louise met a man doing some volunteer work ...
Doing Some Good in Vang Vieng

Doing Some Good in Vang Vieng

Are you or are you planning to cycle through Vang Vieng? If so, stop by the Phoudindaneg Youth Center near the Organic Farm, about 4km ...
Friends

Top 4 Signs that Tourism Has Gone Horribly, Horribly Wrong

More then a few times on this blog, you will have heard us complain about places that are too touristy. (Yes, we are tourists ...
Umbrellas

Just Chillin’ In Luang Prabang

After a little over a week in Northern Laos, we made our way to Luang Prabang. The road between ...