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huay xia : Bruce Peck Adventures

Laos in Pictures

We spent just over two weeks in Laos, crossing over from the northern most border with Thailand on the Mekong river. We packed a lot into our 22 days in the country and strangely also felt like we took it easy. We spent a few days trekking with a guide through minority Hmong villages in the north and spending a night with the most unlikely of Shamans.  We zipped through the forest listening to the sound of Gibbons and then took the amazingly... Read More

Slow Boat to Luang Prabang

I am sitting at the Arthouse Cafe in Luang Prabang, Laos uploading a video and drinking a delicious cup of Lao coffee. We arrived in Luang Prabang last night after two days on the “slow boat” from Huay Xai. The boat ride was a welcome change of pace after what was essentially five days of trekking. The boat made it’s way down the river as promised – slow. We read, we worked on pictures, prepared a couple of blog posts and... Read More

Our Homestay with a Shaman

We’d been wanting to visit one of the hill tribes that live in northern Thailand or Laos. When we found out we had a two day wait for The Gibbon Experience, we decided to head for the hills and see a tribe. After hitting the trekking shops, we were mostly dissappointed with the offerings: one-day trips to over touristed villages. We’d all but given up hope when a shop handed us a faded printout about a 2 day trek to a Hmong village with... Read More