We think this hotel might just have the most beautiful views of any place we have ever stayed . . .   Today’s blog is full of pictures from our balcony and from our walks along the river!    Hard…

So we really like our Laotian guide!     He is just an endearing human being!  Just what you think of when you think about Lao people!   Patient and kind and gentle. Happy.   He has a three year…

So far . . We’re loving Laos!   😀 We left Thailand early this morning . .   Crossed the border and joined our Laos guide and van!   It was pretty official at the border –  but it went…

    On to Nong  Khai Pictured here is our hotel in UdonThani!   Pretty basic.   There are three “deluxe “ rooms in this hotel.  One for each of us!  Pretty funny.  The rooms were big – king sized…

Back at my blog!   😀.    Dave and I are currently in Dubai, waiting for our flight to Bangkok!    We are headed to Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam.    We’ve been planning this trip for about a year –…

Our first trip of 2019!    We’ve been planning this trip for a year . . .  We’re rather excited about exploring the cultures of Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam!    Anxious to sample the food and meet the people.  …

Thursday A day off the bikes.    Nothing wrong with that!   😀 We walked up the road to learn much about Vincent Van Gogh and to visit Glanun, an ancient archeological site that was occupied by the Romans, the…

  Dinner last night was really great!   Here we are in their cave type dining room. We topped that off with a cognac back at the hotel.    A tiny portion for $12 euros.   Hardly worth it .…