The blue lagoon is another of Vang Veings ‘attractions’. It’s a cool place with a bunch of random things to do from rope swinging into the lagoon to slingshotting cans. There’s also a cave in the area which we didn’t end up checking out, but was apparently worth the look:
The ladder to the highest jump:
Because he’s worth it:
The slingshot area:
Following a smooth entering across the Laos border, our first land entry to date, we stopped over in Vientiane for a night, but quickly made our way to Vang Vieng – home of ‘Tubing’. Tubing is essentially getting drunk whilst floating downstream in a dis-used lorry tyre. Since arriving in Laos, our ‘cultural approach’ to traveling somewhat deteriorated for a period…
Although the craze has been cracked down on now, a few rogue companies still offer the service, even when out of season (which it was for us).
In my opinion, It’s still hilarious and worth doing regardless of the water level:
Anddd last but not least…Laos have got things covered when it comes to baguettes!