Laos

Cooling Off at Kuang Si Falls, Laos

The falls are about 45 minutes outside of LP (by tuk-tuk, other modes of transportation are available!) and are definitely worth the trip!  We were told to get there early to avoid the crowds, but that didn’t actually happen, despite our best intentions. So, with our plans foiled on that front (see post Delicate Negotiations… Continue reading Cooling Off at Kuang Si Falls, Laos

Laos, photography

Conquering Mount Phousi in Luang Prabang

We had made a list of the things that we definitely wanted to do whilst we were in Luang Prabang. Climbing Mount Phousi to watch the sunset was definitely one of them.   Mount Phousi (meaning Sacred Hill) sits in the middle of the peninsula in Luang Prabang, between the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers.  It… Continue reading Conquering Mount Phousi in Luang Prabang

Laos, Musings

World Elephant Day 2018

It's World Elephant Day! World Elephant Day was launched on the 12th August 2012 to raise awareness of the plight of elephants across the world.  Both African and Asian elephants are facing severe threats ranging from poaching (primarily for the illegal ivory trade), to loss of their natural habitat.  Conflict between the animals and their… Continue reading World Elephant Day 2018

Laos, Musings

To Visit Laos in March? The Burning Question!

Laos had been on the hit list for quite a while.  This time, we thought, this time. We had initially wanted to travel to the south, to see Wat Phou and the 4000 islands. But time was tight and no matter how hard I tried, I just couldn’t make the itinerary work for us. The… Continue reading To Visit Laos in March? The Burning Question!

Laos, photography, weekly photo challenge

Sunsets Galore in Laos

I have so many photos of sunsets (they are one of my favourite things!), and these are some of my most recent. Taken on a trip to the Elephant Conservation Centre in northern Laos, this setting was pretty spectacular and watching the sunset over the lake was very special.  It was so peaceful and quiet… Continue reading Sunsets Galore in Laos