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Alms for the monks

LAOS | Fri, 1 Jan 2016 | By sweetcheeks03 | Views [251]

5 am comes very early when you are determined to stay up till 12. Still on California time I stayed up even later, adrenaline and lack of sleepiness keeping me wide awake, but I was not about to miss the next day's events. We awoke before the morning ... Read more >

Tags: alms, laos, mekong river, monks, morning market, silk worms, sunrise

Si Phan Don (4000 islands, Laos)

LAOS | Tue, 25 Jun 2013 | By paulpiorun | Views [2018]

Our journey to the 4000 islands took the best part of a full day. We only had time to stay for 2 nights and we opted to stay on the popular island of Don Det. After finding some accomodation close to river we all had some nice chill out time. ... Read more >

Tags: beer laos, don det, kayaking, mekong river, sun sets, tubing

Photos: Vietnam by Motorcycle

VIETNAM | Sat, 8 Jun 2013 | By obeezyphoto | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I drove from Saigon to Hanoi on a motorcycle over the course of 12 days. These photos barely scratch the surface of the experience I had over there.
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Tags: boats, chau doc, hue, mekong delta, mekong river, mui ne, saigon, travel photography scholarship 2013, vietnam

Life in Laos (some ups and some downs)

LAOS | Tue, 2 Apr 2013 | By nnninecountries | Views [992] | Comments [2]

One of the things that has occurrd many times in Asia that was hard to get used to was the amount of people who want to take photos with me. At first I usually assume they want me to take a photo OF them, but then they hand Jake their camera and wave ... Read more >

Tags: 4000 islands, bus trips, hmong people, mekong river, slow boat, trekking

GOOD BYE THAILAND :(

LAOS | Wed, 6 Feb 2013 | By lozza | Views [156]

God that bed was nasty. Glad to get up, but not at the same time. Getting up having a quick shower and eating brekkie was good. The view over looking the Mekong was amazing, the sun coming up and some very good scrambled eggs and home made apple &... Read more >

Tags: beerlao, immigration, mekong river, slowboat

Kompong Cham

CAMBODIA | Fri, 30 Mar 2012 | By aussiemurph81 | Views [243]

Nice rivertown, used it to break up the bus ride from Phnom Penh to Mondulkiri (Sen Monorom).  Went across the bamboo bridge on a bicycle to a HUGE island, with hundreds of kids yelling out "Hello!", which is always cool.  Hired a very good ... Read more >

Tags: kompong cham, mekong river, mekong sunrise

Kompong Cham

CAMBODIA | Fri, 30 Mar 2012 | By aussiemurph81 | Views [278]

Nice rivertown, used it to break up the bus ride from Phnom Penh to Mondulkiri (Sen Monorom).  Went across the bamboo bridge on a bicycle to a HUGE island, with hundreds of kids yelling out "Hello!", which is always cool.  Hired a very good ... Read more >

Tags: kompong cham, mekong river, mekong sunrise

Nothingness in Don Det

LAOS | Sun, 24 Apr 2011 | By mpreece7 | Views [850]

Nothingness on Don Det If there is anything I have learned on this journey it is this, roosters are huge assholes, and I have way more than I need to be happy and despite what I have told myself for years, I just may be one of the “lucky ones”. Our ... Read more >

Tags: 4000 islands, beautiful, boring, don det, fun, laos, mekong river, relaxing

Mother Mekong Under Threat

THAILAND | Sat, 8 May 2010 | By lisamorrison | Views [553]

Having crossed the mighty Mekong River by bridge and water taxi in Thailand and travelled down it by slow boat and tube in Laos, I have learnt that 'The Mekong River' translates to 'Mae Nam Khong' in Thai - 'Mae' meaning 'Mother', 'Nam' meaning 'Water'.... Read more >

Tags: biodiversity, damming, drought, environment, mekong river, mekong river commission, water shortage.

Auf dem Mekong River

LAOS | Sun, 8 Nov 2009 | By lukas_patricia | Views [478]

Wieder stehen wir kurz nach 5 Uhr auf und begleiten die Morgenprozession der Mönche. Diesmal schauen wir uns ein paar andere Wegstrecken an, aber die Szenen gleichen sich. Danach geht es zurück ins Hotel zum Frühstück und danach noch einmal zu einem ... Read more >

Tags: laos, mekong river

 

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