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
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
!!! The law states that everything here must shut by 11.30, and the vast majority of places here in Luang Prabang stick to this rule. Evidently there is not much nightlife, but we have met up with friends ...
Posted in Young, Free and now...BROKE! by emjosmi
M: We zitten nu dus in Luang Prabang en hier hebben we gisteren oud en nieuw gevierd met Brenda en Jurgen, 2 Belgen die we af en toe tegenkomen hier in Laos . We werden bij hun guesthouse uitgenodigd om mee te eten (gratis). De eigenaresse had voor de hele familie en alle gasten gekookt. Die ...
Posted in Laos 2005-2006 by on_the_move