Laos was one of the first places I visited after I moved out of the States, and that almost certainly colored my perception of the places. I had a good time and went some cool places, but it would be interesting to see with what eyes I would understand the country if I were to … Continue reading
Unlike Pakse, the town of Savannakhet left me with far less guilt on my conscience. From my view, it was all about temples and monks and lots of color. And of course sunset over the Mekong, looking into Thailand.
Tired of spending day after day on busses, after leaving Champasak I decided that I needed a few days of walking. The first of these was in Pakse, a regional center on the Mekong River. The part of the city that sticks out the most in my mind is the provincial museum. Like most areas … Continue reading