We awoke on the morning feeling we had everything in order to head to Luang Prabang from our hotel in Vang Vieng.
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We set out that day with our rented beach cruisers and ghetto map in search of some caves and a “blue” lagoon. Yup, we snubbed the tours filled with young British punks and burnouts in training. Filled with the spirit of adventure, we thought..
We awoke on the train with about an hour left before we arrived in Nong Kai, the Thai border town. Supposedly, it’s a great place to take a cruise down the river and watch the sunset. If you catch it in October, you will see some amazing phosphorescent bubbles (Naga Fireball) rising from the river.
Since we had already experienced the trains in Vietnam, we decided to take the more adventurous route of a sleeper bus as our transportation to Mui Ne. These buses are nothing like the sleeper buses in Thailand.
Hoi An is a place that can put your senses on overload. We found this city to be intensely charming and full of life. The city is brimming with…
The sting of wet, humid air stifled my senses as we stepped off the train into the crowded station. Our scenic 15 hour train ride from Hanoi filled our adventurous spirits with thoughts of exciting experiences to come. We departed the train in a town near the coast called Da Nang. It was shocking to me…