Vignettes from a Lifetime of Travel

E is for Early Mornings   I’m not an early riser – in fact I’d rather not do mornings at all  – they’d be banned if I’d my way!   However,  I have been know to drag myself from the bed before sunrise when the occasion begs it and wow – what a world there is […]

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Rush Hour – Laos Style!

This is one place on earth that should be on everyone’s bucket list! Is it the serenity of the rivers or is it their religion? – It doesn’t really matter but in Lao PDR (People’s Democratic Republic) the local advice – ‘Please Don’t Rush’ – should be taken seriously!             […]

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Concrete Jungle – Laos Style!

Most Lao people still live in rural villages where traditional wooden houses are clustered around a wat (temple).   It might be a good idea to get there sometime soon – before rapid-growing urbanization impacts further on culture,  religion and traditions.   Temples The important buildings in Laos are the Buddhist temples and stupas which vary […]

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