Life in Laos through the lens of a diplomatic wife raising twin toddlers.

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Hin Khanna Falls

Weekending Laos Style…boating, splashing, loud music, bbq smoke, balloons and live bugs for sale (not to eat but for play). Follow me on Facebook: Wanderlustress | Promote Your Page Too … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nam Ngum Lake

Another work trip. This time a two hours drive north of Vientiane City to a big reservoir created by the Nam Ngum dam.  Apparently, there’s a prison on one (or … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Campervan Tour of South Island, NZ – Day 6

No, I did not save the best for last on purpose. Mother nature did. Shortly after passing Lake Pukaki, we reached one of the most picturesque spots on our 6 … Continue reading

May 18, 2013 · 7 Comments

Campervan Trip on South Island, NZ – Day 5

OK, I admit it. I started to get really pissed about all the rain and clouds we were getting. No matter how much I had declared that I would be … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Campervan Trip on South Island, NZ – Day 3

We could have stayed in Franz Joseph another day and hit the hot springs and just relax, but the prospects of even more beautiful scenery and possible clear skies as … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Campervan Trip on South Island, NZ – Day 2

From Lake Pearson we drove over Arthur’s Pass is fog and rain down along the west coast of South Island to visit Franz Joseph Glacier. Much of the drive looked … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Wildlife and Wonders of Oz

The wildlife and natural wonders of Australia did not disappoint. One of the biggest highlights of our trip was seeing the little penguins at the Penguin Parade on Phillip Island. … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Open Seas of Oz

Even in the chill of autumn there is something wonderful about being near the open sea, made even more wonderful by how much it delighted the children. How endless undulating … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Flowers of Pi Mai

A veritable garden city Vientiane is not but it can be made to look like one given a few strategic snaps of recent spring blossoms – if you can see … Continue reading

April 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

More Tropical Flora

Such an expected surprise how the tropical flora of this place makes me happy, something I’ve never fully appreciated during my previous years living in Southeast Asia. I thought I’d … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

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