4/30/18: Hardest Hike Yet: Muang Ngoi, Laos

We woke up around 6:30 on the floor of a balcony in northern Laos. It was admittedly a bit nice to wake up outside to crisp, clean air, but I was also in a lot of discomfort from sleeping on wooden planks the whole night. We decided to go find the owner, Gabriel, to get … More 4/30/18: Hardest Hike Yet: Muang Ngoi, Laos

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4/28/18: Vegan Travel Isn’t Always Pragmatic (Trekking In Northern Laos, Day 2)

I woke up in the homestay at 7:30, and was pretty much the first one up. Everyone headed over to the breakfast area around 8:15. We saw bananas out on the table, so we each had one. We didn’t see anyone cooking, so we thought that’s all we were having for breakfast and were kind … More 4/28/18: Vegan Travel Isn’t Always Pragmatic (Trekking In Northern Laos, Day 2)

4/27/18: Killing Snakes & Eating Cicadas (Trekking In Northern Laos, Day 1)

I started the morning with a goodbye: Tim, who I had met on my first day in Nong Khiaw, was leaving to head back to Luang Prabang. It’s always weird when you spend a few days with someone and then say goodbye, knowing you will most likely never see them again. I learned new German … More 4/27/18: Killing Snakes & Eating Cicadas (Trekking In Northern Laos, Day 1)