Travel Blogs from Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep

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Tour Day in the 4,000 Islands, Don Det Tok, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Tour Day in the 4,000 Islands

A travel blog entry by gibbogirl

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All I have to say is that if you ever see the company we bought from, Mr. Loy Tour, don’t buy there. It was a complete sham.   We got there at 12 and found we had a group of seven and then we followed a guy down the road to a different ...

4000 Islands - a treasure in the mekong, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4000 Islands - a treasure in the mekong

A travel blog entry by thornell

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4000 îles, ou Si Phan Don est un archipel de petites îles au milieu du Mékong assez large ŕ cet endroit et ŕ la frontičre du Cambodge. Le transfert en bus de Pakse et puis en pirogue sur le Mékong, nous a occasionné quelques moments de stresse, ...

Checkin out the Meekong, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Checkin out the Meekong

A travel blog entry by thisispain

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So after our last blog we decided to go to a party at the reggae bar in Don Det for the Queens Day. It was pretty dry, not that many people and no one was really into it, also the music was anything but reggae mostly Black Eyed Peas. We got up in the ...

mille mila isole, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

mille mila isole

A travel blog entry by cavallette

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... si vede che e' poco che ce l'hanno), stradine in terra e i resti di una ferrovia costruita dai francesi colonialisti fra dondet e donkhon (l'isola vicina) in teoria per velocizzare il trasporto di merci fra le due rive. in pratica mi sembra che si faccia ...

Sightseeing On The 4000 Islands, Don Khon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Sightseeing On The 4000 Islands

A travel blog entry by nath_and_erica

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We jumped onto a boat this morning and made our way across the Mekong onto a minibus to Don Khon, one of the 4000 islands of southern Laos. We arrived at a small village late in the morning and jumped aboard another boat to take us to the island. We had ...

Sep 28, 2010, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Sep 28, 2010

A travel blog entry by pizzle505

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Som om tiden gaar tilbage?, Don Khon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Som om tiden gaar tilbage?

A travel blog entry by petergade

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... han inviterede os med paa laotian boat races. En form form for lokal langbaads regatta blandet med festivitas ala. Hjallerup marked Lao style. Vi skulle saa moedes med ham dagen efter nede paa restauranten, hvilket vi saa gjorde. Herefter hoppede Morten ...

The 4000 Island, Don Det, Laos, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

The 4000 Island, Don Det, Laos

A travel blog entry by fabioontheway

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... & Visa einholen. 18:30 Uhr: Weiterfahrt 19:00 Uhr: Ankunft am witzigen Ufer vor der Insel und wieder warten. 19:40 Uhr: Mit dem Boat zur Insel 20:00 Uhr: Ankunft auf der Insel Don Det 20:20 Uhr: Ankunft in unser Guesthouse. yes, made it! Naja und das ...

Mekong Delta, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Mekong Delta

A travel blog entry by alonandjenny

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... 000 islands) in southern Laos encompasses the delta of the Mekong River. There are a number of islands large enough to house Lao villages, their crop fields, and visitors. We headed for Don Det a sort of backpacker mecca with many bungalows of the ...

4000 Islands of a Land-locked Country, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4000 Islands of a Land-locked Country

A travel blog entry by vicky.bills92

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... boat over to Dondet. These "islands" are tiny spits of sand that emerge during the dry season (hence "4000 islands") but a few, like Dondet and Don Khon are permanent. Chloe was ill again so after dumping our bags in the lovely air-con (it was VERY hot ...

Resumen de Laos, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Resumen de Laos

A travel blog entry by patricia_david

... la familia, comen Laap y pescado, beben, y beben... Y vuelven a beber.... Madre que castańas... de cerveza, la famosa Beerlao! Y el Lao Lao, el whisky de arroz de casi 50 grados, y todos borrachos tres días, mientras tiran agua por todas partes, ya que ...

Been There, Don Det, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Been There, Don Det

A travel blog entry by mikejohnmallett

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Si Phan Don, translated 4000 Islands, is a group of islands in the widest part of the Mekong River in Southern Laos. Here in the rainy season the river can be as wide as 14 km.  We hadn't planned on coming here until we’d heard other ...

4000 islands, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4000 islands

A travel blog entry by michaelrabi

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after a long way of shittines arrived to the cool place called don det chillied there for a ...

Re-routes, Spiders and Rice Highways, Dondet Island, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Re-routes, Spiders and Rice Highways

A travel blog entry by jaredpop

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... we were lead to a small Mom and Pop noodle shop. "Mom" got us sorted with a hot bowl of noodles, and a ride to Dondet Island, our final destination. Not surprisingly, The Boatman turned out to be a nondescript local, I guess The Boatman is any one of the ...

Mr. Motezuma is a vengeful bastard, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Mr. Motezuma is a vengeful bastard

A travel blog entry by jware

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Totally did not leave the island today.  Instead, I've spent it trying to evacuate colonizing bacteria from my intestines.  I blame the exhausting bus journey and kayaking for weakening my 'colon'-ial fortresses.  (haha, get it?!)  ...

Movies, movies and more movies, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Movies, movies and more movies

A travel blog entry by parmarandwardy

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9th March 2011 We took the overnight bus to Pakse which took 11-hours on one of the best buses we have been on this trip. 10th March 2011 After a few hours sleep we were in Pakse and greeted by many touts. We were heading to Don Det which is an island ...

My Laos experience, 4000 islands, Pakse and Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

My Laos experience

A travel blog entry by dbritanija

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... all. This was how I came to Paradise bungalows. It looked like it’s gonna be fun over there as even though it belongs to Lao family, two American hippie’s in their 60’s were helping to run it. As soon as I got there they offered to join ...

Peace and tranquility, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Peace and tranquility

A travel blog entry by trekkingtully

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Written by Gavin Convery After our rather long border crossing we disembarked from the bus in the border town for 4000 islands. Our destination was an island called Don Det. We boarded a boat belonging to a German man called Mike and 2 English men from ...

Day 55 -  Hammock time? mmm maybe not..., Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Day 55 - Hammock time? mmm maybe not...

A travel blog entry by kriso80

Said goodbye to Eric this morning and caught my 8 am minibus to Dondet which came and picked me up outside the guesthouse.  It was meant to be 2 and half hours but it was a little over 3 in the end when we arrived at the boat pier to take us over to ...

Final stop!, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Final stop!

A travel blog entry by lawsy

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Another early start this morning as my alarm went off at 6.30am. We went to an Indian restaurant for breakfast. The guys went there last night and I think I got food envy so got myself a Korma and a garlic naan...at 7am. I then got back to the guesthouse ...

Not more bicycles!, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Not more bicycles!

A travel blog entry by jware

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Ahhh, a bright and early start to the day with renewed spirits that we'll make it to the island for sure today, no later than 3pm (promised arrival is somewhere between 11 and 12--we'll be happy with before nightfall).  Tetris game of people ...

Day 22 (kayaking, dolphins and waterfalls), Khon Tai, Laos travel blog

Day 22 (kayaking, dolphins and waterfalls)

A travel blog entry by roshansood

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Today we began the day ridiculously early at 8AM when we went to have breakfast and to meet our group for the day. Luckily we had already met some of them so it was set up for a good day. I was paired up with a welsh guy and we began kayaking to a ...

4,000 Islands, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4,000 Islands

A travel blog entry by dion.maas

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Relax time! The 4,000 islands (give or take one or two) in the middle of the Mekong makes for a great few days of relaxation. We decided to stay away from the ubiquitous party crowds on the island and find ourselves a nice little niche on the southern ...

Everything's happy in Don Det, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Everything's happy in Don Det

A travel blog entry by hollydanielle

Our first experience of a sleeper bus. Not the worst! Me Lauren and two of the boys Danny and Tom (we lost Ollie somewhere along the line) got on the sleeper bus to Don Det, one of the 4000 islands in Laos. Me and Lauren were loving life and had loads of ...

Kayaks, Irrawaddy dolphins & an illegal lunch, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Kayaks, Irrawaddy dolphins & an illegal lunch

A travel blog entry by pair_of_beggars

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... Irrawaddy dolphins! A really super experience all round...we even tried some of their rice whiskey or something like that - REVOLTING! (Lao Lao) Tasted like lighter fluid smells. Eugh. The guy who gave it to us shortly after fell over repeatedly down ...

Laiskottelua Laosissa, Khon Tai, Laos travel blog

Laiskottelua Laosissa

A travel blog entry by aolander

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Noin 12 tunnin bussimatkan jälkeen saavuttiin hämärän aikaan Laosiin, Si Phan Doniin eli 4000 Islandille. Uupumuksesta vähät välittäen monet kykenivät vielä taistoon saadakseen hyvityksen rajalla ...

WAKE UP LAOS !, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

WAKE UP LAOS !

A travel blog entry by damien26

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Avant de commencer a ecrire cette article je m'excuse aupres de mes fans d'etre en retard sur le recit de mes aventures.jái profite un peu du calme du laos pour m'exiler dans des endroits ou les moyens de communications sont pas terribles.Et puis ...

Sun, hammock, river; what else do you need?, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Sun, hammock, river; what else do you need?

A travel blog entry by maxieduncan

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Don Det has to be one of the most chilled out places that I've been. The locals don't seem to be in a hurry to do anything and you can't really blame them. I spent a couple of days here just sitting in a hammock by the river reading, and going for the ...

four thousand islands - laos, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

four thousand islands - laos

A travel blog entry by simonandtally

Next and final Laos stop was on the island of 'don det' which is one of the three largest in the '4000 islands' region. The 4000 islands are so close to the Cambodia border so it was a perfect location too. Isi, maja, Simon and I all caught a local bus ...

4000 islands, Ban Dondét, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4000 islands

A travel blog entry by nataliegodliman

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A very stressful border crossing, bus hopping, no ticket pay again kind of journey into Laos. But once we actually got to the boat at the edge of the 4000 islands, the sight lessened the frowns slightly. Really pretty Mekong views and new Laos sights. ...

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