Tag: Laos

Vang Vieng – a town of contrasts

This small town, population 25,000, five hours by bus from Vientiane, the capital of Laos, is famous for its scenery and its party scene. On our first evening we were entranced by the beauty, surprised by the partying, although we’d heard the stories – apparently it’s a lot calmer […]

One Kindle and Two Books

  I’m a Kindle and, by implication, Amazon fan. My Amazon Wish List is like my very own library; one which is as wide-ranging as I want to make it. It can and does include pieces of whimsy and fantasy, literary reads, and matters for serious research. The […]