Journey Down the Mekong River
The call time was early, the sound of other backpackers waking, stretching, rustling around– the panic that an Asian girl who spoke very little English had disappeared into the night.
The realisation came at 5am, blind panic. Had she wondered off? Found a bar and went back amidst the throws of passion with another traveller? It seemed unlikely, but not by any means out of the ordinary for a free spirited world traveller.
a travel guide to laos
Laos is an experience completely different to other countries in southeast Asia. While Thailand and Vietnam are all hustle and bustle, Laos is far more laid back; which may take you by surprise. But once you get used to the vibe, you won't want to go back to the busier Asian hotspots.