Vientiane, Laos: Sleepiest capital in the world

Train ticket? Yep.

Six hour wait for the departure time? Yep.

Half hour wait on the train past the departure time? Yep.

Fifteen-hour, overnight train ride, arriving three hours late? Yep.

Customs and passports and paperwork and taxis? Yep.

Vientiane, Laos? Yes!

I officially made it to my seventh country, to the capital no less. I’m maybe just a bit tired, but overall I’m ready to explore.