Posts tagged with "laosen"

I have only one rule, and that is to travel around the world without a plane. I want to feel how cultures intertwine.
After ten days in the pearl of Southeast Asia, I finally move on. This time with a slow boat to the Thai border.
After almost 21 months of travelling, I have come to terms with my new normality. Having travelled through a lot of challenging terrains, I find South East Asia boring.
In Luang Prabang, the centre consists of a hill with a temple and the main road lined with stone houses left by the French colonial rulers. An ensemble, which in its entirety is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
As soon as I am at the border checkpoint, I get back on my bus and leave the golden building behind me. To the right and left of the road, a hilly landscape spreads, densely overgrown in a thousand different shades of green.