Luang Prabang is one of the most popular destinations in Laos and one of the most popular cities to visit in all of Southeast Asia. The old city has a wonderful feel of being the royal capital and then a French colonial centre. It is very easy to spend several days relaxing by the Mekong or jumping off of water falls outside of town.
From the Luang Prabang Travel Guide
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This was a decent place to relax after the long journey down river on the slow boat, however, for the price we paid we expected a bit more in the way of service and possibly an inclusive breakfast. There are places in LP offering much the same level of service (if not more) for half the price. ... more
absolutely charming managers, telling me very interesting stories. felt very welcome there. I booked the tent which was not available at that time so they just put me into one of the lodges. It is worth the exxperience because the wooden lodges are right next to the river and you can hear all the animals outside. ... more
Excellent guest house, extremely clean room and large comfortable bed with crisp white cotton sheets. A perfect riposte to the 2 day slow boat trip with wonderful hot water shower. Very helpfully staff and only 5 minutes walk to the main streets of Luangprabang. Would thoroughly recommend. ... more
Laos: Part 2
The Basics: Our next stop was at the Northern city of Luang Prabang. This is the ancient capital of Laos. Now its a world heritage sight. Luang Prabang left us with a very different feeling ...
Posted in A Fistful of Visas by dacostas
20th January 2011
Luang Prabang is amazing! It's had so much European influence that I can find dairy and cereal and bakeries and all the things I've been missing. It does mean things are a bit pricier though. Luang ...
Posted in Kim and Danny 2011 by kimdanny