What an Amazing World!

It was Sunday morning in Vientiane. After a two-day sojourn in the Lao capital, our affection for the city started to grow. But we knew it was time for us to continue our journey to the north, where the world-famous town of Luang Prabang is located. Around 7.30 am our driver picked us up at our hotel then made some gestures to show us where to sit in the minivan – right in the back seat. After settling the fare, off we went to Luang Prabang – sort of. When we made a reservation for the minivan a day earlier, the man from the transport company told us that the trip from Vientiane to Luang Prabang would take eight hours, and we believed him.

We were hoping that we could have the minivan to ourselves, but we were proven wrong from the very beginning when we met a young…

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