Vientiane, the Laotian national capital is a quiet city by Asian standards, despite being the busiest city in the country. Situated on the Mekong river, the city is a blend of French colonial architecture and gilded temples. The city first became a capital in 1560, when it was the capital of the kingdom of Lan Xang.
From the Vientiane Travel Guide
Yes it had A/C but it didn't work... Yes it had taps but no water... Yes it had a T.V but no reception. ... more
This is a humble but clean hotel located in the heart of Vientiane. The only problem I got was a small roach and some ants one night (granted I dropped some bread pieces on the floor). The breakfast is humble (bring your own coffee if you do not consume instant coffee). Overall you can't beat what you get for the price. ... more
We thought room we had was very poor for the money we paid. Tried to get a better room but unfortunately they were all booked. Our room was very dark and one wall was mouldy, the bathroom was also mouldy. Breakfast was fine. Moved to another much cheaper hotel and had a far better room. J.T. Williams ... more
Vientiane to bangkok
I know the Thai visa question has been done to death...But I need a little help... Basically Im travelling overland through SE Asia, and was hoping to spend a least a month in Thailand. But Ive found out if you enter overland you only get 15 days... -So, is it worth doing a flight from Vientiane ...
Laos as a destination
Have you had a look at www.travelfish.org they got tons of info on SE Asia incl Laos. Me and my family went to Laos as part of our rtw and it was a really pleasant experience, we enjoyed every second. We got the overnight train from Bangkok to the bprder near vientiane and moved up towards Luang ...
Help on Nong Khai - Vientiane
Can anyone pls help me?? How much is the fare for Tuk Tuk, Taxi or Bus from Nong Khai to Vientiane and Vientiane back to Nong Khai?? And good budget inns to recommend?? Thanks in advance for all suggestions and helps ...
Eelmise aasta novembrikuus oma 450. aastapäeva tähistanud Laos´e pealinn Vientiane ei ole enamuse rännumeeste märg unenägu. Reisiblogisid lugedes saab ta matse nii vasakult kui paremalt. Mulle linn meeldib. Minu linnade top 10sse, millest koheselt juttu tuleb, ta fööniksina tuhast ei tõusnud ent koht ...
Posted in Testineisen Tsaina by Lon Rider
country! Next time, I think I'll take my bicycle though. The capital city, Vientiane, is a little city along the banks of the mighty Mekong river (on the other side of the Mekong sits Thailand). Vientiane ...
Posted in Asia-América del sur by Gitan Jean