Another lesson learnt. The power went off at the office so I jumped on a scooter and went for a ride around town – got pulled over by the police who took 1my drivers license. They said that I had to go to the police station with them because I had broken the law by […]
Last night met the manager of one of the coolest bars I’ve ever been too – and ive done extensive research in this area. His name is rob and the bar is utopia in luang prabang (see the photos – love the vintage Honda on the pole). I had spent a few hours before talking […]
I couldn’t show a photo of my new office view until now as I have been working from guest houses and cafes for the past week. Slowly getting used to working on an itoy. Here is the view from strays Laos office – cool hey.
Yesterday I had my first real issue while crossing the border into Laos – after having done it more than 10 times. Usually – you fill in the two large forms (you need to list where you are staying – but can leave the bit where it asks you for a local contact person blank), […]
One our missions while here is to make travelers aware of how great it is to travel Laos with Stray – and go via the amazing Northern Laos- rather than just use the long boat straight to Luang Prabang. Check out this photo to see what we are up against for promo space at travel […]
This is the view from the table of the place where a travel agent/tour operator who we are looking to work with took us for lunch yesterday. The tiger is totally out of it – in the name of tourism. They put them in this state so that tourists (not what we call travelers) can […]
I have just seen one of our groups off – I spent ages talking to one of our guides ‘Yuval’ and learnt about heaps of detail of what our groups are doing – like a cool bush sauna where our customers literally get partly cooked by the locals. I really am on a mission this […]