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Jungle Trekking in Laos and Befriending Parasites

My experience of jungle trekking in Luang Namtha, Laos, and picking up a few parasites along the way.

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A Sticky Ride to Luang Namtha, Laos

A quick account of one of my most hellish buses yet, one that involved six bodily fluids — none of them mine.

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Laos and the Good Old Days

Greg returns to Laos after seven years and even tiptoes around UXOs at the strange Plain of Jars.

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A passing fast boat in Laos

You will get wet on this ride.

I remember when I was a kid and going to 6 flags amusement parks about half way into the crazy 1KM long lines for water rides there would be signs that read “You will get wet on this ride”. There was no sign like that for the fast boat from Luang Prabang to Thailand or […]

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I Am Rich in Laos!

The small denominations and currency exchange make Greg rich in Laos.

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Luang Prabang – Day 1

Greg almost gets knocked out while giving an English lesson.

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Luang Prabang

I survived the road from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang. No bandits this time (maybe next if I cross my fingers)…however plenty of cows, no name villages, chickens, goats, and kids in the road. Our driver was on a mission to get us here before dark, he was passing blindly around turns which was almost […]

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My Butt Hurts!

Mountain biking around Central Laos.

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