Returning home from 18 months in Canada, I met fellow Kayak4Play athlete Lachie Carracher in Pakse, Laos, in September 2008. Lachie had a well researched plan to scope waterfalls on the Bolaven Plateau and monsoonal Mekong rapids at Si Phan Don.
Here's a taste of what we discovered...
Read the full story on the trip blog at lifebywater.com/laos2008 or in the next issue of Cumec magazine, on shelves March 5.
You will also find another five minutes of fresh footage on the blog - or by following the links through to my Vimeo channel.
Thankyou Pitch Black for allowing me to use their track 'Lost in Translation'.