As I wrote about recently (here) I’m not exactly what one would refer to as a “backpacker”. I’m fine to rough it in cheap a cheap hotel, but at the bare minimum, I require my own bedroom and a few other safety features, like windows that open and a door that locks from the inside. I hardly think that makes me high maintenance.
On our last minute trip to Vang Vieng to go tubing down the Nam Song River, my friend “Pants” and I stayed in the most adorable bamboo hut on stilts overlooking a mossy river bend and lush green mountains. It was remarkably picturesque. See for yourself. Continue reading