Oliver is…

He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man

…tubing in Vang Vieng

Vang Vieng is little more than a small mountain town roughly halfway between Luang Prabang and Vientiane but thanks to a river, a multitude of bars and some rubber tubes, backpackers have turned it into something that has made Laos famous but for all the wrong reasons.

I have no idea who these people are

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…done with Luang Prabang

Unlike most people I’d met in Thailand, I’d stuck solely to that country while others had stretched out and visited other parts of SE Asia, even if it was for less than an hour*, so I felt like it was time to set that straight.


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…done with Kuang Si Falls

When you go to a new place there’s one piece of advice that normally holds true: don’t go where the tuk-tuk drivers insist on taking you.


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