Overland Route from Laos To Vietnam – An Unexpected 36 Hours

Well there was always this dreaded bus I’d heard nothing but horror stories about after my first trip to Southeast Asia. Luang Prabang to Hanoi. Unfortunately I missed Laos my first time around, but was on my way through and that bus route was my way out. This route is known for a 24 hour … More Overland Route from Laos To Vietnam – An Unexpected 36 Hours

Trekking the Annapurna Circuit – Part 4: Thorong La Pass

Day 9 – Nothing like trying some yak meat first thing in the morning. A dish local to the Manang region, Khoo. A rice and potato porridge with fried yak meat and chives on top. An extremely simple dish, but so flavourful. A prime example of how the mountain villages make the most of what … More Trekking the Annapurna Circuit – Part 4: Thorong La Pass

Trekking the Annapurna Circuit – Part 3: Tilicho Lake Side Trek

Day 6 – It’s recommended that once you reach Manang that a day is taken to rest and acclimatize to the elevation. Since I made it here in five days, one day ahead of the guidebooks I probably shouldn’t have left at seven in the morning to take on the most difficult and dangerous side … More Trekking the Annapurna Circuit – Part 3: Tilicho Lake Side Trek