If you’re planning a South East Asian adventure this year and venturing into Laos, you’ll want to check out travel writer and photographer Tracey Croke’s six recommendations for exciting activities to do….
Roughly 19 miles outside Luang Prabang you’ll find the multi-tiered Kuang Si Falls, where turquoise-green water tumbles over a series of limestone terraces and collects in pools surrounded by lush greenery.
Learn about the unexploded bomb (UXO) problem in Laos and COPE’s work providing rehabilitation services for people affected by UXOs. More at www.copelaos.org.
Tracey Croke is a travel writer and photographer who loves writing about roughty-toughty travel, off-track adventure and anything involving a bike. Her quest for a good story has seen her venture into post-conflict Afghanistan to join a pioneering expedition across the Pamir Mountains, sleep in a swag next to a croc-infested billabong and have her smalls rummaged through with the muzzle of a Kalashnikov. See more at www.traceycroke.com and follow her on twitter:@TraceyCroke.
This article first appeared in a feature about Laos in Adventure Travel magazine issue 119.