Travel Blogs from Luang Prabang, Laos

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Bloody busses, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Bloody busses

A travel blog entry by tom-rw

Another nightmare journey from Sapa to Luang Probang saw us sitting on a bus for 28 hours. The first 10 hours were fine. They were overnight and on a sleeper bus from Sapa, that I did actually manage to sleep on. (Probably as it was our second ...

Northern Laos, Northern Laos, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Northern Laos

A travel blog entry by bugsandmiggs

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... the sleeper bus but I wouldn't want to credit the sleeper incorrectly so will correctly award -1 to the seated bus instead! Luang Prabang is Laos second city but feels no bigger than a large town. Picturesque though with the mighty Mekong in the valley on ...

Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng

A travel blog entry by ncpalmer

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Windy is an understatement. Five hours of twists and turns with a driver who thought he was on a racetrack or something! (5 hours, 25,000 ...

Mekong slowboat: Pakbeng -> Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Mekong slowboat: Pakbeng -> Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by bertnmarij

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... de boot proper houden... We krijgen de raad om er op de night market naar te zoeken. We worden gedropt op de oevers van Luang Prabang en worden met de tuktuk naar het centrum gebracht. Eigenlijk brengen ze ons naar ons hotel maar we hebben er nog geen... ...

Odcinek 71 czyli w krainie egzotycznego luksusu, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Odcinek 71 czyli w krainie egzotycznego luksusu

A travel blog entry by ppapis

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... turystow i backpakerow, jezyki angielski, francuski mieszaja sie z odgłosami modlow dobiegajacymi ze świątyń. Pierwszy smak Laosu, pierwszy spacer po miescie, pierwszy wieczór w Luang Prabang, pierwsza noc w domu nad ...

Odcinek 75 czyli jeszcze tylko ten most, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Odcinek 75 czyli jeszcze tylko ten most

A travel blog entry by ppapis

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... i zamierzam wysłać poczta z Tajlandii, ceny w Laosie są zaporowe. I tak mija kolejny piękny dzien w Luang Prabang, które obok Hoi An staje sie moim najukochanszym miejscem podczas całej mojej podróży. To miasto, w ...

Zipping through Laos, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Zipping through Laos

A travel blog entry by missywanderlust

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... impossible and many tours were cancelled. I gave up. Hiking was not meant to be for me this time. Took a short boat down to Luang Prabang fitting 10 people. seated in bus chairs fixed upon a little wooden boat with a powerful motor. It fitted even 8 more ...

Lao Lao, Vientiane, Vang Viene, Luang Prabang, etc.  (Laos), Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Lao Lao

A travel blog entry by mjlankers

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Vientiane, Vang Viene, Luang Prabang, Muang Ngoi Neua, Udomxai, Pak Beng, Huay Xai... how's that for a tongue-twisting itinerary! A few entries ago (the Cambodia travelpod) we commented on the term "scratching the surface" referring to the ...

Laos - 14 days, Northern Laos, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Laos - 14 days

A travel blog entry by alanonwalkabout

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... funny night and I now see where the completely chilled out atmosphere comes from, everyone in the country is stoned from gunja. Luang Prabang is a town that is listed as a world heritage town, the main street are lined with French buildings mixed in ...

The leaving of Nam, Journey To Laos, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

The leaving of Nam

A travel blog entry by benandbea

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... classroom butt naked. ben sent him home to putt some pants on. He came back witha ironed shirt and trousers looking like a page boy (check out the little lad on the back left of pic)!! Off to Luang Prabang next to visit Temples and ATMs  ...

Odcinek 72 czyli o dobrodziejstwie deszczu, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Odcinek 72 czyli o dobrodziejstwie deszczu

A travel blog entry by ppapis

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O ironio! Chyba za bardzo zachwalalem piękno Luang Prabang we wczorajszym wpisie, bo oto nad miasto nadciagnely wielkie czarne chmury i z nieba lunal potężny tropikalny deszcz. Co wiecej prognoza mówi ze będzie tak przez ...

Odcinek 74 czyli jak dobrze wstać skoro swit, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Odcinek 74 czyli jak dobrze wstać skoro swit

A travel blog entry by ppapis

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Dziś budze sie z kurami a raczej kogutami o 5.15 zeby uczestniczyć w porannym zbieraniu darów przez mnichów na głównej ulicy LP. Każdego ranka lokalesi oraz oczywiscie turyści ustawiają sie w karnym rzadku ...

Being a billionaire in Laos, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Being a billionaire in Laos

A travel blog entry by steveowonder

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... of the country. €80 is approx $1,000,000 kip. So it's quite easy to be a billionaire in this country. Arrive in Luang Prabang and celebrate by heavy drinking, jumping off waterfalls and some great food. At night all the bars have a curfew at 11pm ...

Luang Prabang., Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang.

A travel blog entry by edsutch

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... for some food and grab our snacks for the following day. Sunday: So today (Sunday 19th may) we have a 10hour bus journey from Luang Prabang to Vientiane. Last night we went to the bus station, then to a travel agents and then back to the bus station to ...

Zwischenstopp in Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Zwischenstopp in Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by dieria

Kurz zum zeigen wo wir waren ...

Odcinek 73 czyli co ciągnie mnicha do wody, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Odcinek 73 czyli co ciągnie mnicha do wody

A travel blog entry by ppapis

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Nie tylko pragnienie jak sie okazuje. Rownież próżnośc. Ale po kolei.... Jak tylko mój iPad pokazał ze dziś jednak nie będzie padać, a wręcz cały dzień będzie slonecznie wyskoczylem jak z ...

Odcinek 76 czyli jak zatrzymać wspomnienia, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Odcinek 76 czyli jak zatrzymać wspomnienia

A travel blog entry by ppapis

... mogac zasnac. O 3.48 zapial kogut a za nim następne. W desperacji otworzyłem ipada i przeglądając strony o Luang Prabang natrafilem na artykuł Elizabeth Gilbert, tak tej od "jedz modl sie i kochaj" o Luang Prabang. I ...

The never ending journey..., Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

The never ending journey...

A travel blog entry by hasemeyer

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A.K.A. - a 26 hour bus ride to Luang Probang, Laos. Luckily, we were gifted with a sleeper bus. But we were shoved to the back along with a bunch of bags of rice and other agricultural products being shipped across the Vietnamese - Lao border. Quick ...

Welcome to Laos, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Welcome to Laos

A travel blog entry by 2binc

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... makes me wake up so early! Once again I'm waiting at the airport this time headed to UNESCO World Herritage sight, Luang Prabang. Last night, I touched down in Vientiane where it was surprisingly cool. The airport is tiny. The cash exchange booth ...

Rustdag, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Rustdag

A travel blog entry by vandersluis

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... bezoek gebracht aan het etnisch museum over de diverse bevolkingsgroep groepen in Laos. Heel klein museum, waar ze lekkere koffie schenken. Morgen verlaten we Luang Prabang en gaan we richting Vientiane. Een busrit van ca. 9 uur, dat wordt een lange ...

Nong Khiaw to Luang Prabang on the slow boat, Luang Prabang, Laos, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Nong Khiaw to Luang Prabang on the slow boat

A travel blog entry by jeffanddana

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... came down the Nam Ou River). The Pak Ou caves contain hundreds of Buddhas which have been brought by Buddhists over the years. In Luang Prabang, we watched the sunset from a wat on a hill and then went to the night market in the evening for some ...

Welcome to Laos - Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Welcome to Laos - Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by jen_ek

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... to explore the night market. Dinner was some street food for about 80p, this one even had seats like a little restaurant. We found Luang Prabang a pretty quiet place, as we were eating dinner, we met a few travellers who told us about a bar called Utopia ...

Luang Prabang - Part 2 (Tuesday to Friday), Luang Prabang, Laos, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Luang Prabang - Part 2 (Tuesday to Friday)

A travel blog entry by jeffanddana

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... and about the town. We went into to several wats, walked along the river and through the main street of town. I really like Luang Prabang. It's a nice peaceful town that is really enjoyable to explore. We ate dinner at the night market and this is likely ...

Luang Prabang - Part 1 (Saturday to Monday), Luang Prabang, Laos, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Luang Prabang - Part 1 (Saturday to Monday)

A travel blog entry by jeffanddana

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... for eight nights, so we will do two journal postings as we are taking it easy here. So far we are really enjoying Luang Prabang. It's a very relaxed, compact town with pretty good weather so far. Our first day here, we spent relaxing. Traveling everyday ...

The Southern Bus Station, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

The Southern Bus Station

A travel blog entry by 2binc

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... people! After a while chatting they decided I needed to be included in their family portrait at the airport! When I landed in Luang Prabang I fell in love! I had an incredible time exploring LP, first on foot, then I decided to skip the bicycle ...

Northern Laos, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Northern Laos

A travel blog entry by shellyandmarts

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The 18 hour bus from Chiang Mai to Luang Probang in Laos was a killer! After finally getting through the Thai border control having to buy a visa and explain to a not so cooperative guard that I had lost the exit card we were issued over a month ago we ...

Laos rhymes with cow, Laos, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Laos rhymes with cow

A travel blog entry by juicyfruitz

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... down the front only, despite having fruitlessly tried to protect ourselves with hats and sarongs. We did not warm to Luang Prabang, which is meant to be Laos' 'sparkling jewel' and a famous UNESCO world heritage site. I was still sick, we had yet to ...

Echte bikkels geven niet op, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Echte bikkels geven niet op

A travel blog entry by svanzonneveld

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... een lange rit op de planning: van Pai via Chiang Mai naar Chiang Khong om daar op de bekende slowboat richting Luang Prabang (Laos) te stappen. Dit keer hadden we wel een plekje voorin de minivan weten te bemachtigen waardoor de reis iets aangenamer was. ...

Vientiane, Vientian, Laos, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Vientiane

A travel blog entry by bowtie

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... room was quite central. I again did the walking tour outlined in the Lonely Planet and visited the Wat Si Saket temple, Pha That Luang as well as the Patuxai monument said to be reminiscent of the Arc de Trionphe in Paris. I also visited the Lao National ...

Olifant, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Olifant

A travel blog entry by vandersluis

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... , de kinderen zijn lekker blijven liggen. Iedere ochtend bij zonsopgang (ongeveer 5:45) komen alle monniken uit alle kloosters van Luang Prabang naar buiten met hun bedel bak en wordt er door de lokale bevolking eten (rijs of bananen etc) aangeboden. ...

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