Travel Blogs from Xam Nua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep

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A Disappointing and Frustrating Day, Xam Nua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

A Disappointing and Frustrating Day

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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12:34 What a rubbish day. No really, it was awful. The whole point of travelling for 10 hours on a bus, all the way to nearly Vietnam, was to go to Vieng Xai and see the caves that people hid in during the bombardments. With that in mind, reading the ...

Phonsavan to Sam Neua, Xam Nua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Phonsavan to Sam Neua

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... either and I need the toilet, so does Angela, and the israel lady. I went to the front of the bus and asked in my best Thai (Lao and Thai are the same) if we were stopping because I needed the toilet, he understood and after a little bit he found a bit of ...

Sardines!, Xam Nua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Sardines!

A travel blog entry by bastin79

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... during the Vietnam war and the point where the Ho Chi Minh trail headed into Laos. Due to American bombing, the Pathet Lao were forced into an intricate system of caves, adapted to hold offices, factories and hospitals. We walk through the government ...

Traveling, traveling, traveling, Xam Nua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Traveling, traveling, traveling

A travel blog entry by megan1272

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... and hired a sangtheaw to some tiny little town who's name I have no idea of, so we could catch a connecting bus to Xam Nua.  Thankfully - both of the girls I'm with have just gotten done teaching English in Thailand, so they speak fairly good Thai ...

Dumhed og Deja Vu, Xam Nua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Dumhed og Deja Vu

A travel blog entry by travelrookies

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... . Turen var 17 timer lang og vi havde 3 pauser, anden pause 8 timer efter den foerste. Ret smadrede ankom vi om formiddagen til Xam Nua og kunne ikke lave meget andet end at finde et guesthouse, og saa tage det stille og roligt. Vi moedte en englaender, ...

Pathet Lao Caves, Xam Nua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Pathet Lao Caves

A travel blog entry by silverlining

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Xam Nua, Xam Nua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Xam Nua

A travel blog entry by davidandclare

... off...and continued to wretch loudly for the rest of the journey...we were fine though (just hungry as we had no food). Xam Nua is a small place with hardly any tourists & nobody who can speak English. We managed to find a small restaurant that had some ...

Viengxiay Caves, Xam Nua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Viengxiay Caves

A travel blog entry by michael_lizi

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... .  12 hours later we got to our destination with a few new friends and big grins on our faces. The reason for heading to Xam Nua was to visit the Viengxiay caves.  These are a network of 480 caves that the communist leaders of Laos hid in ...

Xam Nua, Vieng Xai, Phonsavan : en terrain miné..., Xam Nua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Xam Nua, Vieng Xai, Phonsavan : en terrain miné...

A travel blog entry by matb

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... la fin des années 60 et le début des années 70.  Première étape : trouver comment se rendre à Xam Nua, à partir de Luang Prabang. En faisant le tour de quelques agences touristiques, je me retrouvais avec quelques informations ...

Border town - Ruskie architechure at it's best!!!, Xam Nua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Border town - Ruskie architechure at it's best!!!

A travel blog entry by sailingglenn

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... a slipping fanbelt that reminded us how hard the engine was working up all those hills. In this manner we trundled into Xam Nua. This is the town where all good commie architecture students combine their love of rectangular, ugly blocks of flats with the ...

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