November 27th, 2011


Waterfalls on the Bolaven Plateau

East of Pakse the road rises to an elevation where some of the world's finest coffee is grown. The Bolaven plateau also supplies a lot of low grade coffee to Vietnam, where they make it into Nescafe. I tried to book a van tour, but the place I went was unable to find enough people interested, so for half the price, I did what I should have done all along, and rented a motorbike for the day. I travelled 200 Km, saw four waterfalls, got sunburned, and thoroughly enjoyed myself.

along the way, i took these:

I fly to Luang Prabang this afternoon.