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Last stop: Hanoi

When we arrived in Hanoi, we had five days to spend in Vietnam before we had to catch our flight home to Norway. Our plan was to take a two day cruise down to Halong Bay, and spend two days hiking in the Sapa mountain region, but after eating snails from a street vendor, Elise […]

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The buddhist city of Luang Prabang

Before we arrived in Luang Prabang we though we would come to a big and crowded city, but we could’nt have been more wrong. The city did not have more than 50 000 inhabitants, and it felt like half of those were buddhist monks, walking around in their orange robes.The city itself was not much […]

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Tubing in Vang Vieng

In between Vientiane and Luang Prabang, we stopped in a small city in the middle of the Lao mountains called Vang Vieng. The city has grown bigger because of one thing you can do there: “tubing”. The city has totally given in to the backpackers coming by, and when you walk down the street, you […]

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Pakse in the South- East Asian Triangle

Since there were no buses going directly from the Cambodian capital to the Laos Capital, we had to make a stop in Pakse, which is the city where bus destinations from the four South-East Asian capitols meet each other (Bankok, Phnom Penh, Vientiane and Hanoi). The border town did not have much to offer, except […]

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