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Luang Prabang Laos

Luang Prabang
Luang Prabang Laos Luang Prabang would have to be one of my favourite places in the world. An old French colonial town LPB has retained its old French colonial charm with a bit of Laos added in...the reason it has remained so authentic is due to its remote location and how difficult it has always been to get here. Lets hope that better roads and flights in and out doesn't change it too much... Th...
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Mekong Slow Boat Laos

Mekong Slow Boat
Mekong Slow Boat Laos Slow Boat down the Mekong, Pak Beng and a lost credit card! This was our second trip down the Mekong, we enjoyed our last trip so much we decided to start our trip through Laos on the Nagi of Mekong again. As before the boat was fab, there were 9 other people on the trip so we tons of space and the food was simple, delicious Laos food cooked by the wife of the boats owner (a...
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Vientiane Laos

Vientiane Laos The bus ride from Vang Vieng to Vientiane Laos was uneventful and the scenery fairly uninteresting, the road was pretty rough and at times disintegrated into dirt so we bumped along for most of the way and was glad to get off at the other end.   I wish I could say the we explored the countless Wats in the Lao Capital city Vientiane, I also wish I could say that we visited the ...
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Vang Vieng Laos

Vang Vieng Laos Vang Vieng Laos: We boarded the bus from Luang Prabang for Vang Vieng Laos with a little trepidation as we had heard horror stories about the bus trip over the mountains. Our fears weren’t helped when the bus driver handed out travel sick bags as the bus set off. The main road south (and only road) – route 13 – wends it way through an impressive mountain range. At every tur...
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Luang Prabang Laos

Luang Prabang Laos Luang Prabang Laos: After 2 wonderful days on the Nagii of Mekong we docked at the Luang Prabang Laos slow boat port and caught a tuk tuk to our guest house Lao Wooden House Guest House. We planned to spend 5 days and ended up spending 10 days in Luang Pra Bang Laos - it is such a wonderful laid back town. The afternoons would usually find us enjoying a cold Beerlao down by ...
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