Category Cambodia / Laos

Best of Laos Photos

I have now uploaded the best photos from my recent trip to Laos onto a new page at my gallery website: Bruce Wilson’s Photo Gallery. To see them, click here.  

Best of Cambodia Photos

I have now uploaded the best photos from my recent trip to Cambodia onto a new page at my gallery website: Bruce Wilson’s Photo Gallery. Here is sample of just a few, but to see them all, click here. [slickr-flickr set=”Cambodia” items=”5″ type=”gallery”]

Luang Prabang

I am spending the last two days of this adventure in the city of Lunag Prabang in northern Laos. It was the capital of the country until the king moved it to Vientiane in the 1600’s. A world heritage town, it teems with temples, charming streets and interesting markets. I am staying in a little […]

Back in Paxse

It was rather easy to see my day yesterday as being a flirtation with transport of many kinds. It was extremely hot (well into the high 30’s C) and my favourite form was easily the air conditioned car in which I travelled for most of the day. The first part of my day was in […]

Paxse

It’s about 5.30 am and there is the first glimmer of light in the sky. I would have liked to have slept  for a little longer but there is a rooster outside welcoming the new day and I am wide awake. I have stayed overnight on Khong Island which is the biggest island on the […]

Vientiane

I arrived in Vientiane, in Laos, at about 7:00 pm after a two-hour flight from Saigon which included a brief stop in Phnom Penh. I had just about enough time to quench my theist with a beer before heading off to bed for a sleep. It is the hot season here and the temperature in […]

Sa Dec to Saigon

 Our river boat tour has continued down the middle parts of the Mekong delta and concluded this morning at the town of My Tho. At a little town called Sa Dec we went ashore to visit a few places of interest. Our first stop was at a brickworks where clay is manhandled ashore and shaped […]

Industry in Tan Chau

Having anchored in mid-stream overnight, it was time yesterday morning to go ashore in the border town of Tan Chau.There is very little to really interest the tourist here, but I think that because we had spent most of our time on the river during the day before, the company decided that we needed to […]