Travel Blogs from Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep

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Bribing your way to a Laos visa, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Bribing your way to a Laos visa

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... tiny. On one side of the river are the hills of Cambodia and on the other is Laos. It is quite stunning. The boat ride to Don Det took around 10 minutes. We put our rucksacks on and took a wander around but we really couldn’t find anything we liked. ...

Old Khmer outpost and more chillin', Champasak and Si Phan Don--the 4,000 Islands, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Old Khmer outpost and more chillin'

A travel blog entry by mimmik

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... today of all days and got a massive sunburn--ouch... The southern islands The three of us headed south next to the Si Phan Don area--the 4,000 islands--just before the Cambodian border. We hit two of the bigger islands and they are incredibly ...

Thundering Waterfalls and Riverside Beaches, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Thundering Waterfalls and Riverside Beaches

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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DOMINIQUE HERE: Day : 166 Temperature : Same, Same Weather : Sunny mornings, cloudy afternoons Had a long lie this morning.  Absolute bliss. We sauntered down to the nearest café for banana pancakes on the river. Kevin's chocolate and banana ...

DEUTSCH - Laos Update, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

DEUTSCH - Laos Update

A travel blog entry by faff

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... Gaestehaus gewartet habe da ich unsere Miete bezahlen wollte, konnte ich beobachten, wie eine JKuechenfrau eine riesige Ratte unter dem wasserhahn gewaschen hat, und diese ist dann direkt im Kochtopf gelandet.hmmm...guten appetit:) Am selben Morgen sind ...

Chapter 39: Si Phan Don, Si Phan Don / Pakse, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Chapter 39: Si Phan Don

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... valium knock-off). Since we arrived in Pakse so early, we decided to push further south and try to get to the Si Phan Don ("4,000 Islands") region that afternoon. Si Phan Don is an area of the Mekong near the Cambodian border which is famous for ...

Don Khong and Don Det, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Khong and Don Det

A travel blog entry by faff

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... to him. I admire people who go out and do something like that instead of spending their lives procrastinating and feeling miserable. Si Phan Don is a great place to unwind and spend a few days. It is very friendly and you meet loads of people here. ...

Island Living, Don Det (Si Phan Don), Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Island Living

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Si Phan Don, translated to 4000 Islands, was to be our base for the next couple of days. We chose Don Det to stay on and as we arrived, we realised there were so many little bungalows to opt for, all virtually the same and as basic, so we chose Mr B's, ...

Life in Laos, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Life in Laos

A travel blog entry by ajpeel

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... needs treads on a truck, the flatter the better :) I've just spent the past few days relaxing in the 4 Thousand Islands (Si Phan Don). I'm totally relaxed, so it's time to move on as I'm starting to get bored of the hammocks :) Nice life eh! From ...

Natures magical art!, Pakse and Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Natures magical art!

A travel blog entry by rozieapps

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... scenery, pretty butterflies and dragon flies, and gorgeous refreshing water. Our adventurous day led us to a few relaxing days in Si Phan Don (4,000 islands). It was incredible floating along the Mekong, with so many little and big bits of land jutting ...

where are you  Irrawaddy Dolphins?, Si  phan don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

where are you Irrawaddy Dolphins?

A travel blog entry by douglaschien

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dolphins maybe? maybe not. the southern most point of Laos before we enter cambodia. it is real chill down here, in fact given that it is low travel season in all of SE ASIA, we ve been very lucky. there are hundreds of ...

Si Phan Don (4000 Inseln), Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Si Phan Don (4000 Inseln)

A travel blog entry by bennomoni

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Island Bums, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Island Bums

A travel blog entry by sidom

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... in the Mekong it seems like that could be right. We're here to relax even more into the Laos lifestyle although we don't plan on sitting around for too long but the hammock on our "bungalow" porch is very encouraging!! Electricity hasn't yet arrived ...

Downtime, Si Phan Don - Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Downtime

A travel blog entry by dmilord

... been on a small island called Don Det in an area in the Southern-most part of Laos called the 4,000 Island (Si Phan Don) which is an area where the Mekong river spreads out with tons of small islands in the middle.  The area ends ...

Land of a thousand islands, Si phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Land of a thousand islands

A travel blog entry by kwant

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... easier to enjoy. The guide book seems to describe what it should be seeing not what is actually there. In Si Phan Don (si-4, phan- 1000, don-island) there are so many inhaited islands with local people going about their day-to day business, fishing ...

Don Det, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det

A travel blog entry by minhee

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4000 Islands, Laos (...the other side), Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4000 Islands, Laos (...the other side)

A travel blog entry by ginoandtobi

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... people, you're very lucky", I wheeled and dealed. "O.k.", tuk-tuk boy says. Off we were to Ban Nakasang, last main land vestige before Si Phan Don, Lao PDR (Lao People Don't Rush). We enjoyed a lovely 15 min cruise to Don Det, dropped our bags at ...

Two (of 4000) islands, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Two (of 4000) islands

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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We've spent the past couple of days in Si Phan Don, about 3 hours south of Pakse, on the border with Cambodia. Si Phan Don means 'Four Thousand Islands' and is so called as it is the point at which the Mekong River spreads out, creating a stunning ...

Four Thousand Islands, Si Phan Don, Laos, Don Khong, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Four Thousand Islands, Si Phan Don, Laos

A travel blog entry by thebarnabybear

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Barnaby and his friends travelled on a luxury bus from Pakse to Si Phan Don. The name literally means 'Four Thousand Islands', a 50km-long stretch of the Mekong River. In the rainy season this part of the Mekong fills out to a breadth of 14km, the ...

Catching up on the last few weeks, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Catching up on the last few weeks

A travel blog entry by gisela

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... killed - there. On our last night we bumped into people we had met in Vang Vieng and made four new friends (two of them were Argentinian girls), so we stayed up late drinking Lao Rice Wiskey - a big mistake as I had a horrible hang over the following ...

it s called the 4000 islands, Si Phan Don, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

it s called the 4000 islands

A travel blog entry by santeria

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mekong, inseln, relaxed, delphine, extrem relaxed, essen, tubing, laos steht ...

Don Det, Si Phan Don (Four Thousand Islands), Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det

A travel blog entry by benandcally

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... the Irrawaddy Dolphins that supposedly swim in the Mekong river but alas we never even got a glimpse. The Mekong bulges out at Si Phan Don and is dotted with islands. Don Det is basic, it doesn't have electricity but this made for fantastic views of the ...

Four Thousand Islands, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Four Thousand Islands

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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... the Mekong river fans out to form many beautiful islands is know as the Four Thousand Islands. I spent a day bicycling around Don Det and Don Khon (the island I was staying on and the island next to it)...lovely waterfalls, spotting dolphins and ...

Sono in Laos!!!!, Si Phan Don ( 4000 islands ), Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Sono in Laos!!!!

A travel blog entry by marcorusti

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... Department ), e mi sono potuto rendere conto di persona di qunato sia bello il Laos. La prima tappa e' stata Si Phan Don ( o 4000 islands ) che significa appunto 4000 isole perche' il fiume Mekong si dirama creando una moltitudine di isolette ( non so se ...

Si Phan Don (4000 Islands), Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Si Phan Don (4000 Islands)

A travel blog entry by helenandiain

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After a relatively smooth overnight bus to Pakse we then took a shared minibus towards our next destination of Si Phan Don (4000 Islands).  This is a collection (not actually 4000 but still quite a few) of islands in the Mekong river right on the ...

The rookies goes (un)extreme, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

The rookies goes (un)extreme

A travel blog entry by travelrookies

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Efter en anelse frustrerende bustur (mini van) med mange skift og lange ventetider ankom vi til Si Phan Don (De 4000 Oeer) og Don Det, vores udvalgte oe og kilde til ultimativ afslapning, var inden for raekkevidde. En sejltur paa blot fem minutter og vi ...

Sunsets from my hammock, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Sunsets from my hammock

A travel blog entry by mrconfused

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... (for three hours), a short walk, a ferry ride, another minibus, a pickup truck, a moto and another ferry ride, Si Phan Don was a welcome relief. Especially after the road immediately prior to the border. With just two foreigners and three locals on the ...

Watching the world from my hammock, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Watching the world from my hammock

A travel blog entry by amitdarji

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... in Laos follows the Mekong down to the south where is breaks up into various channels surrounding many islands, an area called Si Phan Don (or four thousand islands).  Some say the further south you go the more relaxed and chilled out Laos becomes, ...

2 of 4000 islands, si phan don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

2 of 4000 islands

A travel blog entry by zoeclares

... on the VIP sleeper bus to Pakse, I transferred to 4000 islands via minibus, then caught a precarious wooden motorboat over to Don Dhet. Relaxation here is key, although I managed a labourious stroll to the neighbouring island of Don Khon, alongside an ...

Chilling Out with the Insects in the 4000 Islands, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Chilling Out with the Insects in the 4000 Islands

A travel blog entry by canucktravel

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... dusty on some of Laos' unpaved roads! I was covered with dirt by the time I finally reached my destiation. It is in Si Phan Don, just north of the Cambodian border, where the Mekong river reaches its widest point. During the dry season (which is just ...

Haengematten und viel Zeit / Hammocks and Time, Si Phan Don (4000 Inseln / 4000 Islands), Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Haengematten und viel Zeit / Hammocks and Time

A travel blog entry by petra_karlaut

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... vom Hausherrn eingeladen, diesmal geht er zu Fuss zum Fernsehen und das Spiel ist gluecklicherweise schon um vier Uhr frueh entschieden. Si Phan Don - literally Four Thousand Islands South of Pakse, 3 hours on a Pick up truck, are the "Four Thousand ...

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