Travel Blogs from Muang Khua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep

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Goodbye Vietnam, Hello Laos!, Muang Khua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Goodbye Vietnam, Hello Laos!

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... Surrounding on all sides are massive Karst mountains thick with trees. Its a pretty incredible first stop in Laos. This is Muang Khua. We take a stick-thin motor boat across the river to reach the village and head straight to the nearest guesthouse ...

Cliffs and Rivers: Nuang Kiow and Muang Noi Neua, Muang Khua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Cliffs and Rivers: Nuang Kiow and Muang Noi Neua

A travel blog entry by kristint

While aimlessly meandering through town on Muang Kiow, we met some people with a plan to go upstream. We decided to join them, not knowing that we were meeting a friend who we would travel with for the next couple weeks. Muang Noi Neua (hard to spell, ...

Éco-randonnée, Muang Khua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Éco-randonnée

A travel blog entry by alexhudson

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... New York. Thrilled with our trek but pretty exhausted we took the bus to the beautiful mountain valley towns of Nong Khiew and Muang Khua to cool our heels for a few days. Lazing by the river, checking out caves, indulging in herbal saunas and throwing ...

Transit: Luang Nam Tha to Nong Khiaw, Nong Khiaw, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Transit: Luang Nam Tha to Nong Khiaw

A travel blog entry by jumpwithfio

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... TV there.. then Sab and I grabbed a Checkers Game that was left in a corner of the bus station (the pieces were actual Beer Lao cups), we kneeled and started playing... only a minute after starting the game, many Lao were all gathering aroung us... it was ...

Nong Khiaw Muan Ngoi, Nong Khiaw  Muan Ngoi, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Nong Khiaw Muan Ngoi

A travel blog entry by elionwy

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Hi! I had a delightful journey upriver (the Nam Ou) from Louang Prabang to Nong Khiaw. It was technically supposed to be 6 hours long, but I did mention in my last update (I think) that parts of the route I kayaked through were so shallow that I doubted ...

Muang Noi Neua, Nong Khiaw, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Muang Noi Neua

A travel blog entry by tinateodor

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V najini zelji spoznati pravi Laos sva se podala iz Nong Khiawa po reki Nam Ou navzgor v vasico Muang Ngoi Neua. Vasico je mogoce doseci le z reke in je priljubljena destinacija popotnikov za izlete v neokrnjeno naravo ter okoliske vasice, ki jih turizem ...

In paradise, Muang Ngoi Neua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

In paradise

A travel blog entry by rinnan

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One hour boat ride upriver we arrived to the best kept secret in the world: Muang Ngoi Neua, a little piece of utopia. The village is by the river Nam Ou, which cuts through amazing tall jungle-covered mountains. There are no motor vehicles, no roads, as ...

Beginnt das echte

Beginnt das echte "Abenteuer" erst jetzt?

A travel blog entry by sibyllejuerg

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... investiert gewesen :-). After all, sind wir rund 2.5 h danach - inkl. Kurzem und teurem Mittagsstop - an unserem Tagesziel Muang Khoa angelangt. Wer hätt's gedacht!? Geschafft. Ein sehr, sehr einfaches Zimmer am Fluss wird uns die fehlende Nacht ...

Ruhetag nach etwas unruhiger Nacht..., Muang Khua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Ruhetag nach etwas unruhiger Nacht...

A travel blog entry by sibyllejuerg

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... aus. Amon bekommt früh seinen Schlaf. Wenn alles planmässig klappt, werden wir morgen um 09.00h ein Boot nach Muang Ngoi Kao nehmen, was auf halbem Weg nach Süden (Luang Prabang) liegt. Dort soll einfaches Trekking auf eigene Faust ...

UFOs and scorpion encounters, Muang Ngoi, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

UFOs and scorpion encounters

A travel blog entry by davidandamy1

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... them, play in them, eat from them and earn a wage from them. It was really great to see. So different from how we live. Muang Ngoi is even smaller than Nong Khiaw but the scenery is much better. There's just one dusty path running up from the river bank. ...

a little bit of tranquility, Muang Khua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

a little bit of tranquility

A travel blog entry by katiesue

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after our two bus's from luang namtha we arrived in muang khoa with Bert, The Belgun and Miles, the Aussie and were happy to be taken to a river side hostel by Bert. It turned out to be brilliant, amazing views again of the mekong and lots of people ...

Stormy weather, Muang Ngoi Neua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Stormy weather

A travel blog entry by horns

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... others restless, but after all the travelling recently I was happy to have a enforced day of relaxing. And what a relaxing place Muang Ngoi is - its so cut off there are no motor vehicles, no mobile reception, no mains electricity and no internet, hence ...

Over The River and Through the Forest, Ban Na Laos, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Over The River and Through the Forest

A travel blog entry by joelandsonia

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hey everyone....Sonia here.  I'm busy trying to update our blog today!! :)  Sorry we are so far behind..... OK so this entry shows some pics from our 18 mile hike out to two small villages in Northern Laos.  Amazing scenery.  My heart ...

Jour 11, Muang Khua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Jour 11

A travel blog entry by btoo

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Debout 7H encore, c'est pas facile tout les jours les vacances, direction l'embarquadère pour prendre le bateau qui descend vers Muang Ngoi, le village pour lequel nous faisons tout ce détour. Nous retrouvons notre Belge qui nous a proposé le bateau ...

You're crossing the Laos border by bus?!?, Muang Khua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

You're crossing the Laos border by bus?!?

A travel blog entry by chopstiks

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... boarded, doing our best to keep the impulse to gag at bay. Finally the bus pulled into the sleepy little riverside town of Muang Khua. Dropping us 1/2 kilometer from town only to drive by and stop in the center of town for more passengers. Our bus ...

Stuck in Muang Khua..., Muang Khua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Stuck in Muang Khua...

A travel blog entry by richlum

... on as he got there too late to score a proper seat. I'm pretty sure the avian flu threat has passed... Stayed at Namou guesthouse in Muang Khua which is a really nice location with views over the Nam Ou river and close to the boat ramp you have to use to ...

Luang Nam Tha,

Luang Nam Tha

A travel blog entry by anonimous_lady

We made it to Luang Nam Tha, categorised as a City... well, let's call it town anyways! At least it had internet connection, so I'm not gonna complain! After visiting several times the only two places where we could contract trekkings up in the north of ...

Worlds Apart, Muang Khua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Worlds Apart

A travel blog entry by wilkingsworld

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... on the road, we had to cross 4 streams by going thru the water, they are in the process of building bridges. About 20km from Muang Khua traffic had to stop as there was a backhoe digging in the road and filling up a dump truck, then the truck would drive ...

Muang Ngoi Neua, Muang Ngoi Neua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Muang Ngoi Neua

A travel blog entry by jdr00

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Muang Ngoi ...

Laid-Back Laos, Muang Khoua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Laid-Back Laos

A travel blog entry by teklife23

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... and awe perspective, that the previous couple of hours had been a tease.  We would spend a quick night in the town Muang Ngoi, where the backpacker climate has taken over, most people coming up from the ancient capitol of Luang Prabang.  We ...

Into Laos, Muang Khua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Into Laos

A travel blog entry by simonmain1

... refuse to grant him a permit until they by the Minister in charge a Land Cruiser which obviously the WWF refuse to do.   Muang Khua where I ended up was a nice little village; a bit like the real Laos as not many tourists make it this far. As ...

Petrol Run to Udomxai and meeting up with old mate, Muang Khua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Petrol Run to Udomxai and meeting up with old mate

A travel blog entry by tommy_9c

... if they’d bring out the lynch mob for destroying someone ways of means. Cashed up and loving the road I made great time back to Muang Khua and spent the rest of the day lounging at a river side bar with old mate. There’s not a whole lot to ...

Crossing the Tay Trang Border into Laos, Muang Khua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Crossing the Tay Trang Border into Laos

A travel blog entry by kateandlindsay

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... the road with Aussie Craig, however we did get to see some amazing scenery. Eventually we arrived at this small village called Muang Khua (which was set in a valley, surrounded by mountains with a river running through it so it was pretty idyllic ...

Border Crossing Laos to Vietnam, Muang Khua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Border Crossing Laos to Vietnam

A travel blog entry by globalfootprint

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... on the bus, including about 100 ducklings crammed into two cardboard boxes! Hot and bothered we set off but broke down about 30km from Muang Khua, so stood around helpless as the driver tried to fix the bus. After an hour we set off again, but due to the ...

in barca verso Nong Kiew, Nong Kiew, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

in barca verso Nong Kiew

A travel blog entry by marcorusti

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Il viaggio in barca verso Nong Khiew e' stato ...

i love boat journeys, Muang Khua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

i love boat journeys

A travel blog entry by misterfrancis

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departure point for our 30 dollar boat trip down the nam ou ...

Muang Khua, Muang Khua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Muang Khua

A travel blog entry by koaclarck

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And it's great day trip from Dien Bien... 90km in ...

Lao-Lao and Mama Tjuum's bungalows, Muang Ngoi Neua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Lao-Lao and Mama Tjuum's bungalows

A travel blog entry by brendonvdh

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... with our bamboo fishing rods and earth worms. We braaied the fish for lunch with some sticky rice. The local custom is to drink Lao-lao a local spirit before eating the river fish - after a whole bottle between the 4 of us (this stuff is like witblitz} ...

Muang Ngoi: No Better Place to Loose a Day!, Nong Noi, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Muang Ngoi: No Better Place to Loose a Day!

A travel blog entry by kateandlindsay

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... the sun go behind the adjacent mountain, giving each of them a fiery red outline as the sky turned deeper and darker blue. Muang Ngoi is like a little oasis for backpackers.  It is in an idyllic location visually and it is inaccessible other than by ...

Rest after the bus ride, Khoa, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Rest after the bus ride

A travel blog entry by witek

Met a whole bunch of travellers on the bus. We stayed together and took a boat downstream. ...

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