I read so much about the Mekong, from the French exploration of the Mekong, and the sleepy country that is Laos. Tiger Air had a good sale flying from Singapore to Udonthani, a former-US air base, which is a short car ride from Laos. So, off to Laos!

09 June: Singapore – Udonthani – Vientiane

10 June: Vientiane – Luang Prabang

11 June: Luang Prabang

12 June: Luang Prabang – Vientiane (overnight bus)

13 June: Vientiane – Udonthani (with Ban Chiang thrown in)

14 June: Udonthani – Singapore