Christmas was wild!! We left Hanoi early doors on the 23rd December, 7am to be exact and began our journey to the private Island where we spent the next 3 nights far from sober. Seeing as it was Christmas and for the majority of the group our first Christmas away from home, we decided to splash out a little and book ourselves on a "Castaway tour". Basically a bunch of backpackers get taken to this island deep within the depths of Halong Bay (one of the 7 natural ...
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So 23 hours from Vang Vieng to Hanoi, start to finish turned into 30 hours! What a journey.. We had front row seats whilst on the mini van to Vientiane and it was savage seeing so clearly how they drive out here. For one there are no markings on the road, speed cameras and little to no road signs so the Highway Code is non existent out here. It is pretty much a free for all with only a toot of the horn to make cars/motorbikes/bikes/cows/dogs aware that you are co...