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  • Explore VientianeI was back to Vientiane after over 7 years when I first came to this Laos capital during the Indochina adventure travelling on the road between Laos, Vietnam and Thailand. It can be described as one of the very memorable Posted by kidd27 in Krabi/Pha Taem/Pakse/Savannakhet | Mar 24, 2018
  • Watching the River RunThis morning Kang, our driver from yesterday picked us up at 6:15 am, to begin our trip to Luang Prabang, Laos, by way of a two day trip on a long boat down the Mekong River. On the way, Posted by Jerry15267 in Blue Lips Misadventures | Mar 14, 2018
  • Spectacular RoadwayGot back to Luang Prabang and was able to Skype Air Canada and on the second attempt got a clear enough line to change my ticket. I am now scheduled to return on May 17. I had no Posted by EverywhereStill in Adventures by EverywhereStill | Mar 15, 2009
  • Leaving Lovely Laidback LaosLovely, lazy, long Laos days. I am writing this from my hammock, hanging outside my pretty big thatched roof, bamboo walled bungalow, not on the banks of the Mekong I found out, but on the banks of some other Posted by EverywhereStill in Adventures by EverywhereStill | Mar 22, 2009
  • Hello Loas!!!sprained my ankle this afternoon. Not so happy - the pain is starting to subside - I bought a wrap and have it elevated. Trying to remember all the parts for RICE. Seems I haven't done it Posted by EverywhereStill in Adventures by EverywhereStill | Mar 8, 2009
  • Going North MIA For a BitHey no worries. Laid back Laos is just what I needed after crazy busy Hanoi. I will be MIA for a few days because I am heading up the Mekong early tommorow morning in a small but very Posted by EverywhereStill in Adventures by EverywhereStill | Mar 10, 2009
  • Up the River in a Skinny BoatNom Khiew - 8.5 hours north, by river, from Luang Prabang. I met Richard and Debbie, the California couple I met on the flight from Hanoi, on the riverbank at 8:30 am. We figured out how to buy Posted by EverywhereStill in Adventures by EverywhereStill | Mar 13, 2009
  • LAOS VILLAGES Luang Prabang is a beautiful city and as a result, is a major draw for tourists. In fact, it feels like it is heavily populated by French tourists, perhaps drawn in by all the Fre Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Feb 9, 2018
  • Day 45-47 - Final Few Days in Laos (feat. 4000 islands)We were now into our last three days in Laos before heading to the boarder and into Cambodia for the next month. This meant more whistle stop tours of some of Southern Laos' highlights. First up was a drive out Posted by BingBongTravel in Not all who wander are lost... | Feb 24, 2018
  • Day 43-44 - Kong Lor and Tha KhekAfter the stop in the Lao capital we headed back off the beaten track and out to the countryside towards Kong Lor Cave which was one of the things I was most looking forward to about this whole trip. The Posted by BingBongTravel in Not all who wander are lost... | Feb 23, 2018
  • Laos 2018===FEBRUARY 2018=== Four hours flying time north from Singapore got us to the city of Luang Prabang in the country of Laos. Luang Prabang is a UNESCO protected city that sits on Posted by MAd4travel in MAd4Travel | Feb 21, 2018
  • Day 40-42 - Vang Vieng and VientianeHaving left Luang Prabang, we now embarked upon a week of very busy scheduling where we visit 7 different places before leaving Laos. First up was Vang Vieng, a small town in Northern Laos where the main attractions were it's Posted by BingBongTravel in Not all who wander are lost... | Feb 19, 2018
  • MONKS, CAVES AND WATERFALLS Luang Prabang is a UNESCO World Heritage City and has a few very special experiences and places worthy of visiting. So today, I took in those highlights. One of the most sacred La Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Feb 9, 2018
  • Tour De Don DetOur last full day in Laos, our final destination Don Det also known as 4000 Islands. However there were things to see along the way, thus breaking up the journey. Our first stop was Wat Phou. A UNESCO World Posted by Tread in Finding Pablo | Feb 16, 2018
  • Day 35-39 - Luang Prabang, LaosAfter our days boating down the Mekong it was time for a stop in Luang Prabang, one of Lao's tourist hubs. We ended up staying here for 5 days due to a mix up on the bus schedule, however we Posted by BingBongTravel in Not all who wander are lost... | Feb 16, 2018
  • LUANG PRABANG BY NIGHT I am not 100% sure why, but I have wanted to visit Luang Prabang/Laos for a very long time. I think I read about Laos and the Mekong when my curiosity was peaked after doing a boat t Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Feb 8, 2018
  • Gold at the end of the rainbow?Sorry folks, not much to report today I’m afraid. Quite a long day in the bus as we head further south to a small city called Pakse. On route though we did stop for a couple of hours Posted by Tread in Finding Pablo | Feb 14, 2018
  • Monkey BusinessBack on the road again. Our first stop today was a remote area (and apparently a well guarded secret) which was home to the Hotay Pidok Buddhist Library. A tiny little wooden hut on stilts contains thousands of Posted by Tread in Finding Pablo | Feb 14, 2018
  • Last words about LaosI have many wonderful memories of Laos but the top of the list are the cities of Vientiane and Luang Prabang. They are laid back, relatively quiet, pretty good air quality and feel welcoming and friendly. I would Posted by CWalts in Travel For One - 2018 | Feb 13, 2018
  • Day 32 - 34 - Crossing into Laos and sailing down the MekongAfter our stay in Chaing Mai it was time to move on, not only from the city but from Thailand as a whole. We hopped onto a bus headed to the border with Laos, however on the way we had Posted by BingBongTravel in Not all who wander are lost... | Feb 11, 2018
  • Ah duckyAwoken by a dive bombing mosquito and a pesky cockerel it was obviously time to get up ...... shame! However at least we knew we weren’t getting straight onto the bus which was something to be thankful for. After breakfast, Posted by Tread in Finding Pablo | Feb 11, 2018
  • Passive Smoker?Leaving the city behind, we head south to the remote village of Kong Lor. After a short while we made a brief stop at Wat Prabat Phonsone where you can see the Buddhas footprint (must have been a very Posted by Tread in Finding Pablo | Feb 11, 2018
  • Wake me up before we go, go .....An early morning call at 3.45 with the monks banging gongs and drums - whilst not appreciating being woken, actually the sound was mesmerising (even recorded it just in case I thought I had dreamt it). Appears that it was Posted by Tread in Finding Pablo | Feb 11, 2018
  • Plain of JarsToday included a visit to 3 sites in the area known as the Plain of Jars. French researcher Madeleine Colani concluded in 1930 that the jars were associated with prehistoric burial practices. Excavation by Lao and Japanese archaeologists in Posted by CWalts in Travel For One - 2018 | Feb 8, 2018
  • Easy Rider meets Hard HikeA free day in Vang Vieng and thankfully the sun made an appearance which put a more positive light on the town and surrounding area. Met with our tour guide Onh, Ben and Jen from Essex and hired scooters Posted by Tread in Finding Pablo | Feb 7, 2018
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