Today was arguably one of the best days yet. I woke up early and photographed people catching Two people to a boat, we followed our broken-English-guide through small rapids, past beautiful shores, between bushes and trees, and into the sunny life of Laos. We paddled for a few hours until we reached a point of … More

Travel Days

Today we left Luang Prabang and headed 6 hours to Vang Vieng. Its such a funny concept, I remember when got on the first bus from Chiang Mai to Laos, there were 4 girls behind Tori and I. They wouldn’t stop talking and laughing. Five days later: Tori, Dana, Shirley and I were now the … More Travel Days

Thanksgiving

It was the first (and possibly only Thanksgiving) where we got the strange opportunity to choose our family for the day. Who did we want to sit around a table and talk about being thankful with? Tori, me, her cousin Jeffery, and our new friend Eri headed to the street food stalls for a traditional … More Thanksgiving

NIGHT ON THE TOWN

Today began Loy Krathong, a three day festival giving thanks to the water gods. We sat at a nice little bar near the Nawarat bridge drinking Chang beer and watching the elaborate parade stroll by. Our good friend Flame (who works at the hostel) joined us shortly after. We met up with his friend and … More NIGHT ON THE TOWN

GOOD EATS

My favorite kind of adventure: eating and sleeping. I am a master chef at grilled cheese sandwiches, cereal, and soup (from a can of course). Out of everything we’ve done since we left, cooking has probably been comically the most out of my comfort zone. If I didn’t work at a restaurant back home, I would … More GOOD EATS