Tag Archives: Vientiane

Wordless Wednesday – Vientiane Sunset, Laos

Monday Morning Blues – Buddhist Temple Roof Adornment, Vientiane, Laos

Sunday Photo – The Hand Of Buddha, Laos

A-Z April Challenge (Cities Visited) – V for Vientiane

I travelled to the capital of Laos with Hamish by overnight train from Bangkok in February 2010. As we crossed the border we traversed the First Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge over the Mekong River. The train actually terminated at Thanaleng, whose station had only opened eleven months prior to our visit. After getting the entry visa […]

The Overnight Train Bangkok to Vientiane

Sunday Photo – The Bangkok to Laos Train, Vientiane Outskirts (Thanaleng)

We travelled by overnight train from Bangkok in February 2010. The train goes over the First Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge to the outskirts of Laos capital Vientiane at a place called Thanaleng. From there it is a 20km tuk tuk ride into the city. Magic memories!

A-Z April Challenge – Mekong River

The mighty Mekong has its source in the Tibetan Plateau in China and flows through China’s Yunnan Province and onto Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia before reaching the South China Sea in Southern Vietnam. It is the 12th longest river in the world at around 4,350 km and is the lifeblood for millions of South […]

Storks, Alsace Region, France

Mother’s Day

It is Mother’s Day in the UK today, so here are some pictures from my travels in honour of mothers everywhere. And not forgetting granny…….

International Ladies Day

Beautiful ladies of Laos at work & play.

Ladies of Laos

I have to admit to the fact that this is a postcard, but I think it encapsulates perfectly the friendly spirit that I encountered in Laos…… These images are mine however……