from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng

We woke up just before Sylvia, our Italian friend, knocked on the door to say goodbye. She saw that I had just woken up and asked me with questioning eyes if we were sure that we wanted to leave. I smiled and told her that today we will leave for sure, maybe not as early us we wanted to, but after breakfast we would head out. Most of our friends left this day as well. We had a great time, met many beautiful people and had lots of fun. However, it was time to leave and see the rest of Laos. We had only a one-month visa and had spent 10 days only in Luang Prabang.

It was a beautiful day, and we were both feeling ready to finally leave the city.  We packed the bikes, had sticky rice and coffee, and said our goodbyes to our friends.  On the way out of town, we stopped for the last, delicious banana coffee shake and then started to pedal out of town. We were excited to see what was in front of us. Continue reading