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  • Day 12Our last day in Laos started with a trip to the elephant sanctuary. We were given the chance to ride on the elephants bare neck. Christine took a few seconds to decide that it wasn't for her and so it Posted by RogerLaHaye in The Asian Adventure | Jan 15, 2017
  • Luang PrabangJanuary 1st. Laos. Our second day in the old capital, which is a narrow peninsula bordered by the Mekong River and a tributary, the Nam Kahn. It's walkable. There's even sidewalks. It's filled with guest Posted by Dharmarota in SE Asia/New Zealand/Sydney | Jan 15, 2017
  • DAY 11Today was a day spent messing about on the river – and what a wonderful day it was. Taking a tourist multi seater boat – but just for us and our guide – we were swept upriver at a sedate Posted by RogerLaHaye in The Asian Adventure | Jan 14, 2017
  • On to Vang Vieng, Vientiane and BangkokThursday, December 29 Another G Adventurer was rushed to hospital first thing this morning with severe dehydration and was found to have a serious bacterial infection. Our trip to Vang Vieng was delayed a bit until we found out how Posted by HosMiniTravels in Travels to Asia | Jan 7, 2017
  • Luang Prabang Day 2Wednesday, December 28 We started the day early, getting up at 5 to walk downtown and give alms to the monks. Our coordinator had arranged for us to give the ‘tourist sampler’ offering to the monks. The streets were Posted by HosMiniTravels in Travels to Asia | Jan 4, 2017
  • Luang PrabangTuesday, December 27 We had a free day today to just explore the old town of Luang Prabang. The nicest surprise was the climate!! Lyle found the early morning air actually chilly and changed from shorts into long pants. Posted by HosMiniTravels in Travels to Asia | Jan 4, 2017
  • Wat Phu and flight to northern LaosMonday December 26 Breakfast was laid out in a similar fashion to Christmas dinner (on mats on the floor). It easily accommodated our large group, but some of us realized that our flexibility needs a bit of work! Farewells to our Posted by HosMiniTravels in Travels to Asia | Jan 4, 2017
  • Christmas in LaosSunday, December 25 It sure doesn't feel like Christmas!! Our day started with breakfast at a restaurant overlooking the Mekong River: rice soup with fish, pineapple pancake and a fruit plate. We have acquired quite a taste for rice Posted by HosMiniTravels in Travels to Asia | Jan 4, 2017
  • Luang Prabang===Luang Prabang Temples=== From the tourist's point of view, this town is all about Buddha, Wats and Monks. It is a World Heritage Site because it is "one of the best preserved places in Southeast Asia" known for its beautifully restored Posted by tedvanrossum in Ted's Big Adventure | Nov 19, 2016
  • Vientiane to Thakhec and back-Days 87-94Well after a couple of days in Vientiane the plan was to head south to Pakse and visit the 4000 Islands,but not wanting to spend 15 hours on bus I decided to break the journey up,so 1st stop was Thakhec Posted by Richard Indo in Indo Trip 2016 | Oct 28, 2016
  • Lukewarm to Laos People often ask, "what is your favorite destination?" There simply isn't just one. However, the country that so far has left the least impression on us is Laos. That doesn't mean we didn't Posted by SpiceChronicles in The Spice Chronicles | Oct 26, 2016
  • Vang Vieng to Phonsavan and Vientiane Days 79-86Well has been an interesting few days,traveled from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng which is a little town but full of backpackers.The village is nestled in a valley and is surrounded by stunning sandstone cliffs,spent a few days there ,hired Posted by Richard Indo in Indo Trip 2016 | Oct 20, 2016
  • Pakse- 3 nights/2.5 days- wow just wow Overview: The reason for our visit to Pakse was to do the Tree Top Adventure with Green Discovery and we didn't get an opportunity to do anything else, other than walk to the banks of the Mekong River the morning Posted by advb4dementia in Adventure before Dementia | Oct 13, 2016
  • Luang Prabang Laos-Days 76-78Well a bit about Luang Prabang, the ancient capital of Luang Prabang Province in northern Laos, lies in a valley at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers. Inhabited for thousands of years, it was the royal capital Posted by Richard Indo in Indo Trip 2016 | Oct 12, 2016
  • Dien Bein Phu to Luang Prabang -Days 71-75Well it was an interesting bus trip from Dien Bien Phu to Laos,the bus pulls up to the hotel and it is absolutely packed ,not much I can do so get jammed in there like sardines and of we go,tried Posted by Richard Indo in Indo Trip 2016 | Oct 10, 2016
  • What Wat? I landed in Vientiane in early afternoon. It was sunny and hot. Vientiane looked more like a city to me than Luang Prabang, which had the fe Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jul 2, 2016
  • Riding an Elephant in Laos I was thinking that I'd see all the temples on Day 2 in Luang Prabang, and take an excursion out of town my last day there. Even though it d Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jul 1, 2016
  • Lost in Luang Prabang When I was researching Laos, Luang Prabang was praised universally by the guidebooks. The medieval capital of Laos, it is home to dozens and Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jun 29, 2016
  • We ❤️ Laos ! Hey guys !! I'm finding our vibe to be completely different now, on the second half of this trip. As I'm sure you've noticed, China, South Korea, and Japan were very fast-paced, so much so, we always found ourselves trying to Posted by Globalsoul005 in AsiaTakeDown2016 | May 14, 2016
  • Luang Prabang (again) and Vang Vieng10/02/2016 - Once we arrived back in Luang Prabang we checked into our third guesthouse in the town, we felt like we were doing a good job at exploring the various accommodation options that Luang Prabang had to offer by Posted by AnitaBhogal in Anita and Fleur go travelling | Apr 6, 2016
  • Don KhonDay 20 - 06 March 2016 Exploring Don Khon After a decent nights sleep and reasonable breakfast, we got a map of the island and headed off in search of a spot where we could chill out and read our books, relaxing Posted by Ronantattan in Ronan and ciaras south east asia trip | Mar 18, 2016
  • ChampasakDay 18 - 04 March 2016 Champasak We headed to the bus station before breakfast to get our tickets to Pakse as we couldn't go all the way to Champasak. Our plan was to buy the onward tickets at Pakse bus station. We Posted by Ronantattan in Ronan and ciaras south east asia trip | Mar 18, 2016
  • SavannakhetDay 16 - 02 March 2016 Travel day We got on another bus to head for savannakhet, but this time, it was with the locals and lots of goods and packages that are dropped off at various towns and villages throughout the Posted by Ronantattan in Ronan and ciaras south east asia trip | Mar 18, 2016
  • Laos Vientiane I was told to have low expectations for the capital city, but I was pleasantly surprised. There was a great night market by the Mekong and all the sites in the city were within walkin Posted by juliaaugh in Thailand 2016 | Mar 15, 2016
  • Laos: VientianeOur onward journey to the capital of Laos Vientiane started off somewhat higgledy piggledy. We dutifully arose at 5am to be ready for our 6am pick up to Luang Prabang bus station. On arrival we learned that the VIP bus Posted by advensha in Advensha | Mar 11, 2016
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