Laos will stay in my heart. I am thinking about coming back here for their huge water festival in April. I really connected with the place in a way that I have not done before. It's magical.
Ryan Rose Travels
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I feel at home, I'm making friends that I will keep forever. That's the thing about Laos, you feel like you have family in every town. I'm making family in each part of the world. I met Lucky through couchsurfing, and he showed me around Vientiane and invited me to his house to have some drinks with his friends and family. He lives with his family, and helps them tend their vegetable garden. There does not seem to be such a class system here, what's important to...
Riding a motorbike through the Bolevan Plateau, my hair blowing in the wind, the sun beating down, spectacular countryside and villages become a blur. It was the best day of my life. I could go anywhere, have all the time in the world. Time has stopped ticking. I feel peace that I have never felt before. Peace, peace. I had a dream the other night that told me "When you surrender to the present, the future takes care of itself." I'm living in my heave...
Laos is the complete opposite of Vietnam. Vietnam might be one of the fastest places in the world. When I arrived at the Laos border, a woman helping me told me that the border agent would be back in 20 minutes. I then saw the border agent proceed to walk out of his office, go to a TV and light up a cigarette. This is Laos. So very slow and so very relaxed. Si Phan Don is located at the very southern tip of Laos. It is a collection of small, fishing islands. So q...