Flight of the Gibbon

Video: Feeling the nature and searching for an adrenaline kick while zipping the network of line cable, looking for the shy Black Gibbon: Welcome to The Gibbon Experience! Our final adventure in Northern Laos was this eco tourism forest conservation project in Bokeo Nature Reserve. We spent two nights in a tree house that was tremendously fixed in one single rainforest tree in about 40 m height, offering a spectacular [&hellip

Vang Vieng and Luang Prabang

The road from the Lao capital Vientiane to the party mecca Vang Vieng is awfully bumpy but leads through a  splendid landscape and scenery. In the past few years, the pleasant village evolved to a must-have-seen place for young backpackers. Cheap drinks, tubing on the Nam Song river and loud music make Vang Vieng a perfect party location. Besides this, explorers will find beautiful caves, a lot of rocks to [&hellip

Laos: Amazing caves and marvelous waterfalls

After nearly one month in Cambodia, we were eager to find differences and similarities of Laos’ landscape features and people’s characteristics. Entering the country from the uttermost south, Don Khon, part of the 4000 islands in the Mekong, was our first destination.  The island was small and calm, because the most important transportation vehicle was the bike. The most impressive sight was surely the large waterfall, but also the remote [&hellip