Threading into Laos – Vientiene & Vang Vieng

Alex Yip

Alex Yip is a web enthusiast who put his online marketing career on hold to travel around the world for a year. This blog is his virtual journal and logbook to keep people updated on his backpacking adventures on the road.

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  • Richard

    Hey,\n\nMy friends randomly found your blog and we remember seeing you at VV while tubing! I see two of my friends in a picture as well. Hope your travels are still all good, bro. +1\n\nRichard\n\nwww.borntobackpack.net

    • Hey Richard,\n\nthanks for the comment, cool that you guys managed to find my blog as well and remember our little group. What are the chances huh?!\n\nOn what picture are your 2 friends then?\n\nEnjoy your travels too!

      • Richard

        The amazing water swings picture :)

  • Paul

    Hey Alex,\n\nWe were supposed to meet through CS during songkran, travel to Laos and do the river tubing but for some unknown reason didnt find a way. But i remember crossing paths with you. And my face found its way in your blog. How awesomely random is that!!! Great blog!! Brings back a lot of not so good yet fun memories. Keep safe man!! We survived VangVieng!!\n\nPaul

    • Hey Paul,\n\nI remember exchanging some mails back and forth too. If you made it out of VV that means you had a blast too heheh. I don’t exactly remember when we crossed paths though hahah which picture did I managed to snap you in anyways?\n\nHope to bump into you along the way again!

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  • memographer

    Good review, Alex. Like the photos. I couldn’t make to Vientiene this summer. Stayed in Luang Prabang. Monsoon rain was really bad and ended up with Mekong river madness… It is good to see what Ive missed 😉 Alex

    • Glad you Liked the photos! I’ve heard that the government shut down the bars in Vang Vieng so not sure if there’s still any tubing going on at the moment. Luang Prabang isn’t a bad place to get stuck at :)