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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 ...

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 castañas... 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 ...

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. ...

Lao Lao, fantastic sunsets and hammocks, Don det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Lao Lao, fantastic sunsets and hammocks

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke

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... children often have mobile phones or wear designer labels and the wooden huts have satellite dishes on them… We had too much Lao Lao (Very cheap 30p a bottle, local whisky made from gluttonous rice) so the next day was spent in the hammocks relaxing ...

Puuri Entspannig ;o), Ban Khon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Puuri Entspannig ;o)

A travel blog entry by mir3

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Nach Champasak simer mit Bus und Schiff wiiter nach Don Khon, das isch eh ruhigi Insle mitte im Mekong. Mir haend noed vill meh gmacht, als eus usgruebet, Velo gfahre ueber Holperwaegli und ah villne schoen grueene Riisfaelder verbii, im Liigestuel und ...

B, Don Det Tok, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

B

A travel blog entry by padraicop

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LAOS NI MOUBARAK A KITEH, Don Kon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

LAOS NI MOUBARAK A KITEH

A travel blog entry by walie98

Dimanche 13 février Bonjouratous, Alors Osni est parti ? Bopn ben ça c'est plutôt une bonne nouvelle pour mon retour, non ? Enfin on verra. Pour les égyptiens, wait and see ! Osni et Osnoi sont sur le Nil, Osni est parti, qu’est ce ...

Been there Don Det!, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Been there Don Det!

A travel blog entry by kyandgav

11-18 July Our bus arrived in Pakse and we were taken by minivan to a travel company's office where we had to wait for a couple of hours before jumping on a small bus.  After we were all seated and waiting around, the driver got on the bus and told us ...

Arrived Don Det, Don Det Tok, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Arrived Don Det

A travel blog entry by padraicop

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Got the 8am bus from Sabaidi 2 Guest House. Adam managed to squeeze in some breakfast before we left. Sat in the front so had a better view. The bus took about 3 or so hours. Got the ferry crossing to Don Det for 15,000 kip. Went to a restaurant ...

Don Det  -  endlich in Laos am Mekong, Khon Tai, Laos travel blog

Don Det - endlich in Laos am Mekong

A travel blog entry by monineub

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... Teil sehr abenteuerlich! Flug FRA/ Flug BKK/ 5 Std warten in BKK, natürlich mit einer Fussmassage ;-) u dann Nachtzug zur Lao Grenze, zu Fuß über die Grenze- die Formalitäten waren einfach aber für Laos ist jedes Foreign Country ...

Are you thinking what I'm thinking No. 2?, Ban Dondét, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Are you thinking what I'm thinking No. 2?

A travel blog entry by christinamac

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... minivan the next day. Most of the tour was spent on the bus but we did see their beautiful waterfalls as well as where they grow Lao coffee, which is some of the most expensive coffee in the world. When brewed Lao style it is as thick as mud and is placed ...

Day 56 - Kayaking on the Mekong baby!, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Day 56 - Kayaking on the Mekong baby!

A travel blog entry by kriso80

Pretty good day today...  After a few beers last night when we got back from a day of, well drinking beers, some of the others decided to go kayaking next day and asked if I wanted to join...  So we met at 8 am this morning, a group of around ...

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