We get drenched by the water-spraying locals celebrating Pbeemai, the Lao New Year.
We stop by one of the backpacker party hubs of Southeast Asia in Vang Vieng, where we take part in the notoriously dangerous river tubing.
We visit the most bombed place on the face of the planet – Phonsavan in Eastern Laos. Here, we see the mysterious Plain of Jars which were placed here 2,000 years ago, and the remnants of US bombs dropped here 40 years ago during the Vietnam War.
After making it to Luang Prabang on the two day slow boat down the Mekong River, we relax in this historical capital of traditional Lao culture.
After crossing from Thailand to Laos, we board the slow boat for a two-day journey down the mighty Mekong River to the scenic city of Luang Prabang.