By 2020, the Laos government has promised to bring electricity to all of its citizens. Based on the quality of the roads, it’s hard to believe they’ll pull it off.
It took me and Elizabeth 12 hours to go about 120km from Vang Vieng to Nong Kiaw.
There are mudslides everywhere which narrow the roads to one lane.
We passed a couple flipped big-rigs.
It’s remarkable that anything gets transported anywhere. They need Cornelius Vanderbilt.
Footnote: When we got to dinner, the power went out. Hammer and sickle.
Sums up our day.