City Gate in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
City gate illuminated with many Christmas lights in Nakhon Ratchasima (or Korat), Thailand Our last stop before heading to the airport in Bangkok was in Nakhon Ratchasima. Tomorrow evening we will have to check-in for our flight to Amsterdam. So with this photo of the illuminated city gate we’ll end the picture report of our journey through Asia which lasted for more than 27 weeks. We wish everybody a merry merry Christmas and a happy New Year!
Pha That Luang, Vientiane, Laos
The Buddhist stupa Pha That Luang in Vientiane, the capital of Laos Pha That Luang is located few kilometers north of the city center. In the grounds of the stupa complex is a statue of Jayavarman the seventh, the last king of Angkor. The structure was commissioned by King Sai Setthathirat I in the 16th century and is an important national symbol. Only a few days left before flying back to Amsterdam (from Bangkok)
Cycling from Vang Vieng to Houay Si
Several pictures from a cycle journey from Vang Vieng to Houay Si and back Water Taxi on a reservoir Children in a small shop near Houay Si
Car wash Vang Vieng
Men being busy cleaning a truck in the Nam Song river near Vang Vieng in Laos In the background one can see many people crossing the Nam Song river on a bamboo / wooden bridge.
Cycling in the surroundings of Vang Vieng
A cycle journey in the surroundings of Vang Vieng, Laos Houses near Naxay Blue lagoon near Tham Pu Kham
Cargo ship on the Mekong River near Luang Prabang
A cargo ship on the Mekong River near Luang Prabang in Laos
Monk, Wat Xieng Thong, Luang Prabang
Monk in the Wat Xieng Thong temple complex in Luang Prabang, Laos Wat Xieng Thong has been built in the 16th century by King Setthatthirat. There are many interesting mosaics and golden colored paintings in this complex.
Nong Khiaw – Luang Prabang, Laos
Going from Nong Khiaw to Luang Prabang, along the Nam Ou and Mekong Rivers in Laos
House near Ban Pha Toke / Nong Khiaw
Unfortunately we had a few days of bad weather with lots of rain. Below a house made of wood, bamboo and leaves during some dry moments while hiking towards the Phatok caves.
Village near Luang Nam Tha
Children on a muddy road near Luang Nam Tha. Unfortunately, we have to deal with heavy rain during our bike ride through the surroundings of Luang Nam Tha.