From KL to Porto – Pandas, Terracotta Army and Mount Hua in China

It's late afternoon, when I cross border from Laos to China. First smiley faces, I notice, belong to locals earning money on trading currencies. We haggle and I exchange some dollars. Huang and Ding are waiting for me. My drivers are freaking amazing. They help me find shop with local sim card. 30 dollars poorer, … Continue reading From KL to Porto – Pandas, Terracotta Army and Mount Hua in China

From KL to Porto – Luang Prabang and visa to China

The entry visa for Laos costed me 35 USD. You just fill in an arrival form at the border and pay for the visa. If you are coming by land from Thailand then add another dollar for crossing the Friendship bridge from Thailand to Laos. The whole process is simple and easy. Visa to China … Continue reading From KL to Porto – Luang Prabang and visa to China

From KL to Porto Part 1- Malaysia, Thailand and Vientiane in Laos

Some explanation is probably required. Hitchhiking from Europe to Southeast Asia and vice versa was on my mind for a while. I found the idea inspirational and challenging. Why hitchhiking? I would travel by horse with a sword on the back, but the borders and visas are something, that can't be avoided. Hitching is great, … Continue reading From KL to Porto Part 1- Malaysia, Thailand and Vientiane in Laos