Time for Magic Travel Blog’s Trip Update 2! It has been about six weeks since we last did an update. Our first update was from Kuala Lumpur all the way through Malaysia, into Thailand, up to Chiang Mai where we went to the dentist a lot. We ended our trip update just before we
We had originally booked seats on a minivan from Vang Vieng to Vientiane. We got picked up from our accommodation and dropped at the bus station where we changed our minds. We prefer not to have our bags loaded onto a minivan’s roof. What if it rains? They usually make some effort to cover
Phongsavanh Bungalows (Guesthouse) in Vang Vieng, Laos – What a place to stay. It is clean, comfortable, quiet, close enough to all the action but far enough away to not get annoyed at all the noise. A perfect place to stay in Vang Vieng, Laos. Vang Vieng is famous for tubing down the river.
Vang Vieng is a lovely Laotian town on the banks of the Nam Song river. It is mostly famous for “tubing”. Tubing is floating down the river in an inflated inner tube going from riverside bar to riverside bar drinking cut price booze. Vang Vieng also offers an array of activities like rock climbing
There is one thing you must remember about transportation in Laos. Everywhere is a long way from where you are now. Sure, in distance, Vang Vieng is only 218 kms away. Well that is what google maps tells us anyhow. In reality, that small distance is on very skinny, windy, hilly, and pot holey
So, you have been to the night market of Luang Prabang and bought oodles of totally awesome stuff and now you need to send stuff home to yourself because your backpack is too heavy. Well, this is how much it will cost you… A lot. Sending mail from Luang Prabang in Laos costs a