King ‘kong

The mighty ‘kong. We spent a night in a lovely guesthouse overlooking the Mekong River, which happened to house two particularly helpful travellers – an English man who had retired three years ago and, since then established a foundation and school teaching young adults in Laos to speak English; and another who was just overly … Continue reading King ‘kong

And I’m back

Alrighty, I’m back in action after my bout of illness. Let’s just say the last 48 or so hours were a blur of bushes and bathrooms. I did, however, manage to push myself (quiet literally) through a bike ride around some rice paddies in Chiang Mai. A lot of which was torture, but once we … Continue reading And I’m back

My Chiang Mai

Markets and temples topped our to-do list today. After learning from our mistakes yesterday, we hopped aboard a friendly truck and made our way to the local Warorot markets. A three story high complex, we sought out the bargains from the bull#*$t, before rewarding ourselves with an authentic meal among locals. Having to pay to … Continue reading My Chiang Mai