Travel Blogs from Mukdahan, Thailand

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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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I had read about the three day trek through Dong Phu Vieng NPA even before I crossed into Laos, and I knew it was something I had to do. This trek was different than the others. It was not a cheesy ride the elephant and take pictures of hilltribe ...

Final Days, Savanakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Final Days

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... and will be glad to go to another country, but sad also because Laos isn't very populated and not very touristy unlike the overdone Thailand. It's very beautiful and still quite raw. Don't miss it if you come to Asia and don't be one of those people who ...

Just passing through, Mukdahan, Thailand travel blog

Just passing through

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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Really did just pass through, stopping overnight in a scummy overpriced guesthouse because i had ...

Get your motor running, Head out on the highway., Tha Khaek, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Get your motor running, Head out on the highway.

A travel blog entry by allworthy

Well hello, its been I while I think. It certainly feels like a while since we last talked like this. Its been a busy week. You might want to get comfy, I feel in a descriptive mood and have time to kill and free internet so I may ramble for a good ...

Savannakhet, Savanannaket, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Savannakhet

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

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We arrived from Thakhek on the local bus . It was only a 3 hour journey , which was quite short , by previous standards. The town stills retains its old French colonial architecture, however it is now looking distinctly passed its best ( if it ever had ...

Savannket, Savannket, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Savannket

A travel blog entry by justcrows

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Mukdahan, Mukdahan, Thailand travel blog

Mukdahan

A travel blog entry by minhee

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Stopover on the way south, Savanaket, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Stopover on the way south

A travel blog entry by mistahall

Stopped in Savanaket for one night on the way from Vientiane to Tadlo.  Ate at Mama's Home Restaurant.  Met Erik, the Belgian aspiring filmmaker.  Saw hundreds of Lao teens out on the town (Saturday night) at the two big local ...

Savannaket, Savannaket, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Savannaket

A travel blog entry by gerard_mc_cabe

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Getting into Laos was painless enough. Except for wading through ankle deep mud at the border and nearly falling on my ass several times everything went smooth. Unusual for a border crossing in Asia. Savannaket is a nice little town but one day is enough ...

La meilleure des Guest House!!!, That Phanom, Thailand travel blog

La meilleure des Guest House!!!

A travel blog entry by koaclarck

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On pensait juste rester une nuit a That Phanom, surement pas plus de deux. Et on y est reste 3 car la ville etait super agreable, peut etre l'endroit ou je ne suis senti le mieux en Thailande, des marches vraiment charmants, un temple de style lao ...

A Village Wedding, Vietiane, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

A Village Wedding

A travel blog entry by frankandamanda

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About a week after arriving in Vientiane, a good friend of Nick's invited us to his brother's wedding in his home village. Bounkhong, or 'Kong', grew up in a remote area in southern Laos where most people are rice farmers. Of course we accepted. After ...

Mukdahan, Nord-Est de la Thailande, 20 Mars 2008, Mukdahan, Thailand travel blog

Mukdahan, Nord-Est de la Thailande, 20 Mars 2008

A travel blog entry by lucie.vuong

... de notre 1e destination, je zieute par la fenetre et je vois un bus local avec ecrit dessus 'Nakhon Phanom --> Mukdahan'. Et moi, nonchalemment : - Tiens, c'est notre bus... - (...) - (...) - Mais c'est NOTRE BUS ! A l'arret en plein ...

savanahket, Savanakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

savanahket

A travel blog entry by adamandgail

There has been another landslide victory....this time by the 'we hate lonely planet guidebooks party'. We were all hoping that LP hadnt callously mislead us in writing '5 day treks from savannakhet 10 dollars a day'...but allas THEY HAD :( The not quite ...

Going loopy in southern Lao, Tha khaek, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Going loopy in southern Lao

A travel blog entry by markandlydia

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After SaPa we had to return back down to Hanoi to get over the border to Laos as none of the northern border crossings in Vietnam are open to tourists. We both had quite mixed feelings about leaving Vietnam. It's a beautiful country with lovely people - ...

Desk Officer Visit, Mukdahan, Thailand travel blog

Desk Officer Visit

A travel blog entry by cissygapyear

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... ist, wenn wir ihn brauchen und er hat uns viel Ermütigung gegeben. Es hat auch viel Spaß gemacht, ihn unsere Lieblingstadt in Thailand zu zeigen; Kutchum natürlich! Nächstes Woche ist es eine Halbe Jahr seit wir in Thailand gekommen. Januar ist sehr ...

22. Always ask where the plane is going......, Paxse, Thailand travel blog

22. Always ask where the plane is going......

A travel blog entry by raycoleman

... to Paxse and head straight to Siem Reap in Cambodia instead with dodgy Laos Airlines.  The first one landed from Chang Mai in Thailand to Luang Prabang in Laos so we were pretty hopeful that this one would as well. We bought the tickets to Siem ...

Mudkahan, Nord-Est de la Thailande, 21 Mars 2008, Mukdahan, Thailand travel blog

Mudkahan, Nord-Est de la Thailande, 21 Mars 2008

A travel blog entry by lucie.vuong

Apres le petit-dejeuner (dans une echoppe tenue par une vietnamienne, hasard le plus total, j'ai pu parler un peu : youpi !), on marche en direction du Phu Narom, petit temple situe en haut d'une colline, a 3km au sud de la ville. Il offre le point de ...

2 days in quiet savannaket, Savannaket, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

2 days in quiet savannaket

A travel blog entry by csimpson

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Isaan (Mukdahan), Mukdahan, Thailand travel blog

Isaan (Mukdahan)

A travel blog entry by thailand_dream

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... ) from the town centre and is a 65metre high tower block that was built in 1996 and has exhibitions and museums on Mukdahan's history on it's 2 lower floors, while the top floor is an observation room allowing panoramic views over the whole area (the ...

Savannaket, Savannaket, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Savannaket

A travel blog entry by agl

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Finally I found an Internet connection that actually works! After Vientiane I came slowly south, enjoying the joys of the slooow public buses. Really fun to watch the locals. We even had a TV showing Lao pop video clips. You cannot imagine how ...

Savanakhet, Savanakhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Savanakhet

A travel blog entry by carlosgey

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Hola de nuevo, por la mananita temprano salimos de Thakek con rumbo sur hacia Savanaket, en la estacion de bus me zampe unos peaso de fideos que estaban buenisimos. (tuve que echar una foto del momento). Unas tres horas mas tarde y muchas curvas ...

A quick exit!, Ubon Ratchachaini, Thailand travel blog

A quick exit!

A travel blog entry by emma_steve80

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... 6 hour bus ride in 35 degrees plus!  So a swift exit over the newly built friendship bridge took us back into Thailand. Our optimistic thoughts of the Thais superior travel were soon shattered as we left Murkhadan with Stevie standing and me ...

Wrong Place, Nice Food, Tha Khek, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Wrong Place, Nice Food

A travel blog entry by macward

Bus to Tha Khek which took 8 hours. On arrival we found out that we couldn't get to the Khong Lo cave from there and would have to travel another 120km the next day. Though Tha Khek was a nice place to chill that night and Dave got to try some local ...

Road trip, Mukdahan, Thailand travel blog

Road trip

A travel blog entry by steve_m

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... see the views then climb one more floor for Jai to pay her respects to the Buddha there - Phra Phutta Nawaming Mongkhan Mukdahan apparently. Descending to the second floor we spend some time looking around the small museum of Isaan artifacts and coins and ...

On Route verder op de 13, Kaysone Phomvihane, Laos travel blog

On Route verder op de 13

A travel blog entry by bikers2

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... springen de andere keer zitten we er wel 40 kilometer vanaf. Voor een aantal honderden kilometers is de Mekong ook de grens tussen Thailand en Laos en op 4 plaatsen aan de rivier heb je de mogelijkheid om de grens weer over te steken- 2 plaatsen verbonden ...

Trek a Savannaketh, Savannaketh, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Trek a Savannaketh

A travel blog entry by patatetravels

Le trajet qui nous a mene a Savannaketh fut de loin le pire: cette nuit la fut la plus froide, ce qui est bien dommage quand la moitie des fenetres du bus sont inexistantes!!! Mais le pire, c'est qu'au milieu du trajet, alors que nous dormions tous ...

Tha Kek, Tha Kek, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Tha Kek

A travel blog entry by ltipton

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My travels and guesthouse in Isaan Thailand, Mukdahan, Thailand travel blog

My travels and guesthouse in Isaan Thailand

A travel blog entry by thaihouse

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... Isaan Thai enjoy partying. The year is full of festival. (see our website for "Festivals") www.thaihouse-isaan.com Festivals in Thailand are numerous, some are unique to the "Phu" and others are just Thai. They normally have there roots in ...

Mukdahan Tower and Indo-Chinese Market, Mukdahan, Thailand travel blog

Mukdahan Tower and Indo-Chinese Market

A travel blog entry by safety_first

... a small worship place and then an observatory.  There were displays on history, culture and information about the 8 ethnic tribes of Mukdahan.  We quickly went through the museum and then drove to the city to see the market.  It was raining ...

Into Laos, Savannaket, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Into Laos

A travel blog entry by rhinosride

Into ...

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