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Rise day 53: Don Det to Pakse

1┬áSeptember 2016 Waking up on our last morning in 4,000 Islands, and we head down to grab a bite of breakfast in the guesthouse before packing up. It’s just a short ride through the very narrow streets to get us back to the ferry. Boarding this time is substantially easier, and after a quick bit […]

4000 Islands – Don Det & Don Khon

Sitting in the Mekong river in southernmost Laos lies a chain of islands named ‘4000 islands’. Don Det and Don Khon are two of the more popular islands in the chain with many tourists arriving for a secluded and relaxing break. Don Det and Don Khon are joined together by an old railway bridge which […]

Ride day 52: Stung Treng to Don Det (including Cambodia to Laos border crossing)

29 August 2016 So, it’s our last day in Cambodia and we’re up at the crack of dawn. After partially packing our bags we head to a local craft charity – Mekong Blue, where we spend half an hour watching the amazing skills of the weavers as they produce the most amazingly intricate pieces of […]