29. 01. 2014

Tak Bat; The Art of Giving and Receiving

  We were rudely awoken at 6am to the annoying sounds of my phone’s alarm, bleary eyed, only to found out that it was almost bright outside. We rushed out minutes later to...

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09. 01. 2014

Luang Prabang: The Romance of an Old Town

    To be frank, my first insight guide to Laos was from a movie. A Laotian romantic movie. About a young Thai photographer travelling to Laos for an article ended up finding...

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26. 09. 2013

Laos and The Best Loo in The World

    The last thing I know I was smiling and laughing on our short excursion to the Blue Lagoon, and the next thing was, I was a sick, sick dog cat (well,...

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07. 09. 2013
Vang Vieng at dawn

Vang Vieng, Beyond Tubing

  Long before I made my trip to Laos I had heard or read so many unpleasant things about Vang Vieng – from hedonistic river raves and backpackers behaving badly to the depressing...

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29. 08. 2013

LAOS: When Rushing is Totally Uncool

  We were introduced to Laos laidback atmosphere almost instantenously as we stepped into the remarkably quiet Wattay International Airport.  And it became equally strange as nobody approach us when we walked out...

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21. 08. 2013

Monkasel – Inside a Submarine

  Having suffered claustrophobia and thalassophobia (fear of the ocean) I couldn’t imagine myself living inside an encapsulated vessel plunging the deep, dark seas for days where gigantic and eerie sea monsters roam...

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16. 07. 2013

Ijen, and The Quest of The Blue Fire

  We set off to Bondowoso for another leg of our excursion just after we completed the morning tour to the Whispering Savannah and Bromo. We met Nick and Jeremy in front of...

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04. 07. 2013
Belching Bromo

Bromo, The Close Encounter

  “It doesn’t look that hard, climbing Bromo” I pointed out to DH, as I squinted on the straight, white staircase that connects the Tengger caldera bed to Bromo smoky rim. The jeep...

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09. 05. 2013

Whispering Savanna

  The fresh scent of grass and morning dews hit my nose as the dark green jeep we rode bumped all the way across the misty plains. We had our eyes transfixed at...

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17. 03. 2013

Sunrise Over Bromo

  I was already awaken to the cold morning in Cemoro Lawang when I heard a knock on the door. It was Pak Ecok, Cafe Lava front person, calling us to get ready...

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07. 03. 2013
Berkelah 3rd Tier, and our campsite

A Lazy Weekend at Berkelah

Last week we joined our trekking friends, hiked up the Berkelah Falls and camped there. This time the kids were going with us; after Chilling last year Berkelah will be their second waterfall...

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14. 01. 2013
Sunset at Mentigen

Probolinggo; Where Strangers Meet

  “We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken.”   Fyodor Dostoevsky used to say...

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