Mekong Sunsets

They say warm weather is conducive to spectacular sunsets. But that doesn’t explain why the sunsets on the Mekong were so much more memorable than any I have witnessed in the subcontinent…..and there have been many. I am a West coast girl remember? Whatever the reason, those moments spent in anticipation of the radiant feast […]

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Laos – A Gentle Initiation To the Land Of A Million Elephants

Pha That Luang, Vientiane

I knew better than to expect a concrete jungle and traffic choked streets typical of most Asian metropolises. And yet, I wasn’t quite prepared for the extent of time warp in this capital city by the Mekong. The sixties style airport, the crumbling French architecture, the sputtering Tuk Tuks, the languid pace of life itself! That […]

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