No Urban Conveniences, No Problem

Upon arrival, I along with a handful of travellers were greeted with what felt like the absence of the sun’s ozone layer, because the UV rays were so powerful that it hurt my exposed skin. That day, I felt for those that didn’t have a base of melanin in them like I did.

That’s the first thing I remember when crossing the Laos-Cambodian border to get to my final destination­ of Don Det, an island in the…