Travel Blogs from Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep

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Who let the dogs out, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Who let the dogs out

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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(First, I must explain that we didn't take any photo's of Savannakhet because we weren't there for very long, there was nothing very interesting to take a photo of, and we feared for our lives.) 22/10/2011 We get the midday bus and travel for a couple of ...

Another world..., Savannakhet/Dong Phu Vieng NPA, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Another world...

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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... rock over a line using different techniques. We all had a great laugh over how terrible I was! Our two guides from Savannakhet translated everything to us in English and arranged everything. We were basically at their mercy. Boonyang was the head ...

Trekking again, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Trekking again

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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... , and the stupa itself is believed to contain a replica of Buddhas spine. Gross. Thats pretty much all that happened to me in Savannakhet. Once the trek was finished i got straight onto a bus for Tha Khaek, my base for an attempted visit to Kong Lor ...

Savannakhet, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Savannakhet

A travel blog entry by joandpaul

Just a stopover before heading to Vietnam. Quite a nice place though. Very faded glory ...

Savannakhet, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Savannakhet

A travel blog entry by banj

We left the village and caught a local bus to Savannakhet the next day. We tried to find the dinosaur museum but the map was useless so we couldnt find it. Apparently its just a room though so we didnt miss a lot. Apparently they have found lots of ...

V Laos, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

V Laos

A travel blog entry by becy1976

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... je pa bilo nekaj izrednega. Pa še toplo je bilo!Po dolgi vožnji, skozi zanimive vasi, smo zvečer prispeli v Savannakhet.Mesto ni nič posebnega, so pa ljudje veliko bolj prijazni in tega sva se zelo razveselila.Našla sva si sobico ...

Crossing from Vietnam to Laos, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Crossing from Vietnam to Laos

A travel blog entry by gemandsam

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Sat 19th April 2008 With 2 clementines from Grandma and waves from the litte baby we set off on our trip to Savannakhet in Laos, this time in a bus with real seats! Woohoo! When we got to the border the coach turfed us all out and as no-one spoke ...

Savanakhet, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Savanakhet

A travel blog entry by tinateodor

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... nakljucju se je v neposredni blizini tega majhnega »francoskega« mesteca v Laosu rodil vodja komunisticnega odpora Pathet Lao. Kaysone Phomvihane je po absolutni zmagi svojega gibanja nad nekdanjimi kolonialnimi vladarji, iz tujine podprtimi domacimi ...

Sabaidee!, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Sabaidee!

A travel blog entry by pauline_callum

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... we didn't care where it was going!) bus, we were not fussy as long as it was big and robust! Luckily it was going to Savannakhet! Yippee!!! Here, we had planned on getting our visas for Vietnam but being the weekend we had to wait for the embassy to open. ...

Quick Stopover, Savannakhét, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Quick Stopover

A travel blog entry by oli19

This is a very very short post as I am only here for one evening before either heading to Pakse (southern Laos or back to Thailand) 'Tis very quiet here which makes a welcome relief from the hustle and bustle of Vietnam and a bonus of being in Laos is ...

A week of visas and karaoke, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

A week of visas and karaoke

A travel blog entry by tatandandy

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... the local Beer Savan while perched in bamboo huts in the river. Riding home through the sunset we discovered the beauty of Savannakhet as all the locals shouted 'Hello!', 'Sabaidee!' as we passed. Occasionally they would slow down and drive alongside us ...

Savannakhet, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Savannakhet

A travel blog entry by silverlining

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Boats, bombs, backgammon and Basques, Pakse, Salavan, Sekong, Savannakhet, Vientiane, Udomxai, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Boats, bombs, backgammon and Basques

A travel blog entry by williebobs

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... and on the second day Will leaned over to ask him, jokingly, if we were lost. "Yes," he whispered, "big lost!" From Savannakhet we bused north to the ex-pat rich Vientiane. Quiet and unassuming, to really blend in we lacked the requisite white ...

Sleepy Laos, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Sleepy Laos

A travel blog entry by dirkmarta

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Hola!!! Ya tenemos camara, siiii..... Hemos llegado a Laos y otra impresion.... dormidos. Tardamos dos dias en llegar a Savanakhet y cruzar la frontera, fue una odisea, incluido el conocer a Kris, un belga loco que se iba a vivir en un barco a ...

Wasting time in the provinces, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Wasting time in the provinces

A travel blog entry by sophiam

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... which it read in English: PROMOTION FOR LAO PEOPLE ONLY, NO FOREIGNERS. It also has signs in the more Western restaurants explaining Lao customs and telling people how to behave, instructing women not to wear vests or low cut tops and couples not to show ...

Another very chilled town very close to Thailand!, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Another very chilled town very close to Thailand!

A travel blog entry by goldynhan

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... day trip, but our Laos visa wouldn't have allowed us back into Laos! Similar to Pakse only with more French colonial buildings, Savannakhet was again a very quiet riverside town which like Pakse had a nice relaxed ambience to it. We had a few Beer Laos ...

The Cave River Of Konglor, Konglor Cave, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

The Cave River Of Konglor

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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Right out in the middle of nowhere Konglor cave doesn't make life easy for itself. Not only is it in the section of Laos least travelled by foreign tourists it is also miles away from any town of consequence. To get there you need to really get off the ...

Savannahkeat....eventually, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Savannahkeat....eventually

A travel blog entry by sophiam

... house on the right and suggested we stop in to ask for help. At reception, we were met by blank stares by a group of Lao children. Walking back out, despondent, we saw a table of three middle-aged Lao men, who we approached. Fortunately, they spoke ...

Sleepy Savannakhet, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Sleepy Savannakhet

A travel blog entry by vegantravellers

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... vegan restaurant before we got there (as always) named Lins place.  After a short walk around the town we stopped there for a beer Lao and some tofu and green curry. My tofu steak turned up like square blocks of plain meat in a bun with chips. It ...

Savannakhet, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Savannakhet

A travel blog entry by minhee

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Jars, Poverty, Caves and Tubing, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Jars, Poverty, Caves and Tubing

A travel blog entry by tombenson

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... in the river as well but somehow it is still working. After leaving Ban Koun Khaum, we just had enough money between us to get to Savannakhet and finnaly get to an ATM, we had to nights there and our one whole day there we went trekking through a local ...

Bus from Savannakhet - Pakse, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Bus from Savannakhet - Pakse

A travel blog entry by adelecarroll

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We arrived at Pakse bus station with half hour to spare, bought our ticket and stocked up on water and food before jumping on board the bus. The bus looked pretty decent, no windows that can open but air vents so I was hopeful some air would flow ...

A Savannised Bum, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

A Savannised Bum

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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... .   Finally settled in Sayamungkhoun for 50,000 kip with hot water shower and a bathroom which I thought was Savannakhet's mosquito farm. Mosquito coils and insecticide out in action. I breathed in so much Baygon I could kill a mosquito ...

Silence, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Silence

A travel blog entry by sidom

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... the beginning of the season, still we cannot complain after two days of solid rain in Hue. There's nothing much to say about Savannakhet other than it's really quiet, probably it would develop more if it was on the main road and not a secondary one. ...

Vientiane to Savannakhet, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Vientiane to Savannakhet

A travel blog entry by firstj

... on top of a bus, along with three motorbikes. 3.  Planting of trees 5m apart for about 5km on the way into Savannakhet.  Looked like they were trying to create a tree ligned boulevard. 4.  Model dinosaurs on the roundabout into town ...

Most ridiculous bus in history, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Most ridiculous bus in history

A travel blog entry by bass_ke

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Tonight was sure to be entertaining, but first we had some stuff to see in the day We went and met our driver Mr Mon who speaks a little bit of English at about 1100 and started to head up the , after seeing yet another Tea Plantation and checking out a ...

Demilitarised Zone, Khe Sanh - Highway 9, Vietnam travel blog

Demilitarised Zone

A travel blog entry by odells

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We left this morning on our tour of the Demilitarised Zone.  Decided on a Sinh Cafe Tour for $25AUD from 6.00 til 5.30 including breakfast and entrance fees. Although our guide preached the 'one Vietnam', there is a distinct difference between ...

Sepon oder Xepon, Muang Xépôn, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Sepon oder Xepon

A travel blog entry by vera_und_alex

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... ...Juhui, was fuer ein Spass :-) Fuer den gesamten Trip mussten wir ca. 5$ pro Person ausgeben. Der Touristenbus von Hue nach Savannakhet haette uns 15$ pro Person gekostet...Der heutige Tag geht also mit ca. 3:0 fuer uns aus :-) Sepon selbst besteht auch ...

Savannakhet, Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Savannakhet

A travel blog entry by bennomoni

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Kleine Doerfer & die Kong Lo Hoehle (27.3-29.3), Savannakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Kleine Doerfer & die Kong Lo Hoehle (27.3-29.3)

A travel blog entry by knotch

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... so keine gute , weils es auch hier nichts zu sehen gab. Hinzu kam , dass Robin noch seine Kamera auf dem Weg von der Busstation in Savannakhet zum Hostel verloren hat. Morgens gings dann weiter dann Tha Khet wo wir naechtigen wollten um den Tag drauf zu ...

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