With one more day in Vientiane, it seemed too much. The only main attraction was to visit the COPE Centre which supports people affected by unexplored bombs left from the Vietnam War. When America left Vietnam, they dumped the left over ammunition on Laos because it was not safe to land with it onboard. This bombing went on constantly for 7 months and more bombs were dropped on Laos in this time than the total amount of bombs used by all sides in WW2. This means ...
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The guitar made it as hand luggage. Not even mentioned or questioned. We even got the emergency exit seats with the extra leg room. Luck is with us today. On first impressions on arrival in Vientiane the sun is so powerful. Hotter than the core of the earth it seemed as we had a wander around the city in the midday peak. We finally got seated alongside the Mekong for our 3rd sunset by its side. The day almost seemed to go too perfect. Wait for it...... The ...