Part 5

South East Asia Part 5 – Vang Vieng

This is a very popular place for backpackers in Laos and a place that I have been very looking forward to visiting. I arrived in Vang Vieng on a bus from Luang Prabang. There were many other western tourists on this bus unlike other bus journeys I have taken in Asia where I’m often the…

South East Asia Part 4 - Chiang Rai to Laos

South East Asia Part 4 – Chiang Rai to Laos

The main reason that people visit the city of Chiang Rai is to spend a day exploring the amazingly creative and unusual Buddhist temple of ‘Wat Rong Khun’, or also known simply as ‘The White Temple’. This, is the very reason why I visited Chiang Rai, and after seeing The White Temple for myself, I…