Bangkok, Thailand – Crazy Adventures With A Cracked-Out Cabbie and VW Bars

Bangkok, Thailand – Crazy Adventures With A Cracked-Out Cabbie and VW Bars

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We were on our way Bangkok, Thailand – Crazy Adventures will abound!  The traffic was getting heavier and we noticed the surrounding area was flooded from recent storms and rain that caused wide spread evacuations just outside the city.   The monsoon resulted in a total of 815 deaths and 13.6 million people affected all over Thailand.  […]

The Thai Embassy in Vientiane, Laos - Meeting New Friends and Getting Sick

The Thai Embassy in Vientiane, Laos – Meeting New Friends and Getting Sick

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We arranged for a truck to take us from Vang Vieng to Vientiane, in order to visit The Thai Embassy in Vientiane, Laos. We heard the road was terrible for the 155 miles south, and didn’t feel like eating dust and going slow the entire way. We were on our way to the Thai Embassy […]

Riding Motorbikes in Laos is a Learning Experience

Riding Motorbikes in Laos is a Learning Experience

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We left Phonsavanh in a cloud of dust to ride motorbikes in the mountains of Laos. Phonsavan wasn’t a favorite place in our “world top places to go” list. The cold temperatures were driving Shelly and I to warmer climates, and the town was nothing special in our eyes. I think the most important thing about the trip from Phonsavanh […]

The Vieng Xai Caves, Laos - Bunkers of the Communist Pathet Lao

The Vieng Xai Caves, Laos – Bunkers of the Communist Pathet Lao

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Pathet Lao History Lesson The organization under this name first appeared in 1950, when it was adopted by Lao forces under Prince Souphanouvong who was of the royal family of Lao, who joined the Viet Minh’s revolt against the colonial French authorities in Indochina during the First Indochina War. Prince Souphanouvong, who had spent seven […]