Current Location : Melbourne, Australia
Last entry date : 28/Mar/09
From 25/Jan/09 to 28/Jan/09
First thing first in Laos : drive on the right side of the road, unlike Thailand or Malaysia. I found this out when the scooters and minivans were coming straight at me. Next, its handy to have small notes of US$ or Thai baht for meals, etc as these were preferred compared to the local currency KIP (even the custom officer that asked for his “overtime” and cigarette money preferred it. The KIP is worthless outside Laos).
When I got into former capital Luang Prabang in the dark the next day, I was happy I had a good glimpse of Northern Laos as is – from the ground. Luang Prabang is very touristy. The Laos I’ve just seen is so different.
Current Location : Probolinggo, Java, Indonesia Last entry date : 14/Mar/09 Just wondering how I am going to get my bike into one of these narrow body longboats across the Mekong River into Laos on the other side From 24/Jan/09 to 25/Jan/09 Late Saturday afternoon is not a good time to attempt to cross the Mekong […]
Current Location : Samarinda, E.Kalimantan Last entry date : 07/Mar/09 Scene at one of the rough section of the Tanjung Redeb to Sangata jungle road. Almost every vehicule that climbed this slope had to be pulled out. Great driver solidarity seen here. From 27/Feb to 07/Mar/09 ……… I know, I know I am a bit late to update […]