Tim Roxborogh on the joys of moaning about your holiday

The littering monks of Laos

I don't think I really had a concept of a naughty monk until that day at the Kuang Si Falls near Luang Prabang in Laos. It was the year 2010 and rumours were rife on the Southeast Asian backpacker trail of a stunningly beautiful series of secret pools and waterfalls as part of Laos' famed Kuang Si Falls. The falls were a must-visit irrespective of the secret area, but wow, the added allure of something being forbidden was irresistible.

Luckily I made notes. Pre the

Advertisement
Advertisement