I was walking along the bricked sidewalks at corners Chao Anou Road and Rue Setthathilath in Ventiane, Laos, when I met Hee Su Jung, a 29-year old Korean lady who was completing her 15-day vacation here all by herself. It was an ordinary Tuesday afternoon (May 7), my fourth day in Laos, and I had… Continue reading Making friends in Laos by "11 Bus"
This is about my first night in Laos. But, I promise to answer all Jesse’s questions to me later. I was afraid of ghost inside my room. I never thought of anything like it until I woke up in the middle of the night after I thought somebody shouted at my ear: “Huy!” or was… Continue reading My first night in Laos
May 12, 2013 Sabaidee means Hello in Lao language. My officemates in Vientiane Times brought me to a house blessing right from the airport last May 4. That was such an exciting way to welcome a guest! I’ve been here in Vientiane, Laos for eight days already. It took me more than three weeks since… Continue reading Sabaidee
The beach days are over. … for awhile. Twenty days to go before my journey to Bangkok, Thailand, from where I will enter Vientiane, Laos, will begin. This may sound familiar to my fellow Filipinos who are used to traveling abroad. But, mine will be slightly different because my journey to Laos is a part… Continue reading From archipelago to landlocked
Skimboarders wait for bigger waves at Dahican, Mati City. It was five o’clock in the morning on Sunday in a fine weather when players of Team Amihan, a Filipino term for northeast monsoon, gathered at Dahican Beach. Carrying their skimboards in different sizes and designs, the children of this poor fisher folk village lined up… Continue reading University of the Waves