Posted by: facetothewind | December 23, 2008

The slow boat to Lao

Jumped aboard the slow boat that runs on the Mekong River from Chiang Kong, Thailand to Luang Prabang, Lao. It was painfully long – 14 hours of boat + all the waiting for the boat to leave and the immigration chaos. Let’s not forget the fleabag hotel at midpoint. Complete with rats and cold shower. It’s good to live like that for a while to appreciate the extraordinary comfort of my own home. Here’s that video:



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