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March 25th, 2011 | Asia

Sights of Savannakhet…

Savannakhet is supposed to be the “Luang Prabang” of southern Laos, but to me exhibited none of the charm of its supposed twin in the north… It is however quite a busy little town, as it forms an important link between Vietnam and Thailand. It is also a halfway stop for people traveling from Vientiane […]

March 25th, 2011 | Asia

Bathroom Bizarre…

I have stayed in many hotels and guest houses on my travels thus far, and obviously experienced a few less than desirable ablution facilities… Wadi Halfa in northern Sudan forced me to take a handful of Immodium to prevent certain urges that I had no intention of fulfilling…!! Other places made using the open bush […]

March 25th, 2011 | Asia

When in Laos… Free Culture Lesson…!!

In the lobby of the guest house with the long name, I came across a poster that provides visitors to Laos with a few important tips on local etiquette… And that covers just about everything I reckon…!! Stick to these rules and you’ll have a great time in Laos… ©GBWT 2011  

March 24th, 2011 | Asia

South to Savannakhet…

After a full week in Vientiane, three days of which was spent watching the rain fall outside my window, I was itching to move on… The Big Fella had received a number of running repairs and I was eager to get moving so that I could get used to the bike’s new set-up… The evening […]