Feeding Fernweh

Category: Lao PDR


1 month ‘anniversary’

Wow, exactly one month ago I landed in Vientiane. Time flies. August was mainly coined by a constantly-thinking mind and tonnes of new impressions that kept tumbling down on me. And, unfortunately, my first tropical parasite which stopped me for…

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President “Yes, we can”

Indeed, I mean Obama. He is going to visit Vientiane next week for the 11th ASEAN Summit. As the first American President EVER. The summit is usually big enough by itself but with the additional, immense security effort concerning Mr.Obama,…

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Sabaidee, Vientiane!

Sabaidee means “Hello!” in Lao 😉 I figured it was about time that I showed you some pictures of the city. They are a bit random, but more will follow soonish! Now that I’m finally able to leave my bed…

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all-clear!

Finally. Today is the first day on which I’m feeling significantly better. I never imagined that it would take me so long to regain my strength. I’m fairly slim now and constantly hungry. A good sign, I guess. But don’t…

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Please mind the gap

Excuse the cheap pun – I do not mean to make a train announcement. Today, I’d like to introduce an awesome tool to you guys: Gapminder. It allows you to create a great number of statistics and charts based on…

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Stimme einer Gastbloggerin

Da ich selber zur Zeit nur spannende Geschichten über die eiernde Rotationsbewegung meines Ventilators an der Schlafzimmerdecke erzählen könnte, dachte ich mir, ich verwende einen Text meiner ASA-Tandem-Partnerin. Bella arbeitet nicht bei KM8, sondern im Ministery for Education and Sports…

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My involuntary diet

As I have already mentioned in my last post: I am a terrible patient. I hate going to the doctors and remembering last year’s injury on my ankle – I usually do it too late. Needless to say, I didn’t…

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