• two little Laotian girls wearing striped T-shirts and looking into the camera
    Southeast Asia

    A destination without crowds: north Laos

    If you like to travel off the beaten path and you cannot stand a huge amount of backpackers, then I have a secret destination for you: north Laos. I heard someone saying that there are no more undiscovered places in southeast Asia. I have experienced on my own, that this is not true. I went to places in Laos that haven’t been visited by tourists in weeks, or maybe even months. I saw authentic villages, authentic homes, authentic families. Saying ‘authentic’, I mean people who have almost no influence from the globalized world. I visited a village, where the only tool of communication with the outside world was a cable…