Travel Blogs from Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep

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Cruisy day on Don Det, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Cruisy day on Don Det

A travel blog entry by ryansarah

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Nice to have a sleep in. Very hot here, so hard to be bothered doing much. Took the opportunity to catch up with the Internet. Found a good restaurant which had good wifi so caught up with messages and Facebook. Had a good Skype date with Mum and Dad and ...

Cocktail garden party at the Herb Garden, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Cocktail garden party at the Herb Garden

A travel blog entry by ryansarah

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... salad and unlimited cocktails. We went there at 4.30 and the drinks were stopping at 9pm. The cocktails were rather yuk made with Lao Lao whiskey! Luke and I decided it was a good idea to play cocktail pong on the table tennis table. 2 games later we ...

Avery Merry Christmas, don dhet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Avery Merry Christmas

A travel blog entry by thejaverys

We managed to drag ourselves away from Vang Vieng after 6 days of hanging out there. We headed off to our next destination excited about a new place. We ended up in Vientiane which is Laos capitol city. Alyssha and Jake opted for a swanky hotel while G ...

3.879 Aziatische kilometers verder..., Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

3.879 Aziatische kilometers verder...

A travel blog entry by chrisdekw

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... door de boot. Eén iemand lacht. De schipper, die heeft zojuist met een tochtje van 5 minuten een gemiddeld Lao weekloon verdiend. Verder bestond dit zogeheten "travellers-Mekka" vooral uit heeuul veeeul barretjes, restaurantjes, normale fruitshakes en ...

A week in a hammock makes the medicine go down..., Don Det, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

A week in a hammock makes the medicine go down...

A travel blog entry by easymarc123

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I made it to Laos. Woo hoo. Never intended to come here before I went to Cambodia, but glad I did. Let me just say that I was somewhat loathe to leave this place. 4,000 Islands - or Si Phan Don as it's really called - is a group of islands (I hear ...

Don Det (4000 Islands), Laos, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det (4000 Islands), Laos

A travel blog entry by shayles

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... a potential death trap given the rise and fall of river water levels and the hidden rocks. My first impression of Lao people is disappointed compared to the Cambodian people and how friendly and welcoming they are and how freely the Cambodian ...

Crossing to Cambodia, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Crossing to Cambodia

A travel blog entry by siancorbs

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We got up early to wait for our boat to the mainland where we would then get the bus to the border. it started off lovely, playing with a tiny puppy who definitely wanted to come with me! We caught the boat no problems and arrived at the bus place a dad ...

Been there, Dondet, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Been there, Dondet

A travel blog entry by roisin.obyrne

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... . That is certainly not something you see every day, and the genius of it has been cleverly crafted by a thirsty backpacker. Dondet is the kind of place that epitomizes what I thought travelling would be like. We frequently hear about 'chilled, relaxed ...

Don Det (4000 Islands), Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det (4000 Islands)

A travel blog entry by katandstevie

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... ...what more could one want? We brought our packs in and joined the Swiss couple (Sasha and Maria) for a well deserved Beer Lao on the Veranda...watching the Sunset :)We stayed in the little restaurant at Mister B's for most of the night, following ...

Mar 02, 2011, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Mar 02, 2011

A travel blog entry by pedrobalobo

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I'm in Laos!, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

I'm in Laos!

A travel blog entry by batgirl

... To get to 4000 Islands, I had to exchange transportation 2x: once near the border in Cambodia and another boat from the mainland to Dondet, the largest amongst the islands. Took me an hour or so to look for a cheap accommodation. Could'nt find a dorm ...

Don Det - 4000 Islands, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det - 4000 Islands

A travel blog entry by coulte

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So after a couple of manic days, the group slip and we travelled alone to the furthest south of Lao to 4000 islands for a less touristy and more relaxing time.  This is where the Mekong River splits and lots of tiny islands are formed.  The ...

4000 Islands, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4000 Islands

A travel blog entry by greghinch

The trip into Laos was somewhat predictably slow. We had to change buses about 4 times, taking two ferries in between, and finally a small boat to Don Det island. The introduction to Laos seemed fitting, our guide fell asleep waiting for us at the ...

Saying Good Bye to the Boy's, Don Det Laos, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Saying Good Bye to the Boy's

A travel blog entry by pmaustin

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Saying Goodbye to the Boys 30/11/2010 The boys were leaving, they had decided to try and cross the boarder into Cambodia today and reach Stung Treng, 70/80 kms. They had arranged with the guy that they were renting their rooms from to take them in his ...

At Last, Paradise!, Don Khone, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

At Last, Paradise!

A travel blog entry by jaykythlionas

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We awoke early after having a nice night with James and Holly playing Uno and swapping travel stories. Ophelia in particular woke up sprightly and full of beans, a great sight after her lethargy of recent days. Immediately, we made a decision as a ...

Transport to Don Det/4000 Islands, Nakasang, Champassack, Laos travel blog

Transport to Don Det/4000 Islands, Nakasang

A travel blog entry by ryansarah

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Woke up and had breakfast before getting on the road again. We caught a tuk tuk to the bus station and got a 10.30am bus to Pakse, 6hours 50000kip. We arrived at 4pm in Pakse but were dropped off at the wrong bus station so had to catch a tuk tuk another ...

Don Det, Finally, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det, Finally

A travel blog entry by ryansarah

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Caught a long tailed boat easy enough from the mainland to Don Det, 15000 kip 15mins. On the island we stopped to have breakie first so we could use the internet to find out where the others were. The net is so shit so we resorted to using computers at ...

Kayaking Dolphin trip, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Kayaking Dolphin trip

A travel blog entry by ryansarah

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This morning was rather slow after a big night last night! We were slightly late to meet our kayaking group at the restaurant for breakfast. Meet a Canadian chick and a guy from Austria who were in the same shape as us and doing the same trip so it was ...

Don Det, la isla de los españoles, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det, la isla de los españoles

A travel blog entry by patricia_david

Don Det (4000 islas_Si Phan Don), del 13 al 16 de abril de 2012 Aún siendo el primer día de las fiestas de la llegada del Año Nuevo de Laos conseguimos un minibus (repleto de turistas) de Pakse hasta un pueblo llamado Ban Nakassang, desde donde parten ...

Laidback bliss, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Laidback bliss

A travel blog entry by corm

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Øhop Mekong: No hurry no worry, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Øhop Mekong: No hurry no worry

A travel blog entry by nielsogliv

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... med båden, da der er en del som skal med, og de fleste af dem er fulde unge (ja, klokken er jo allerede 8:30!), og det tager dem laaang tid at få sagt farvel. Da vi kommer i land går vi et lille stykke hen til en slags busstation, hvor vi udfylder ...

swiming in the mekong, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

swiming in the mekong

A travel blog entry by peter.wilson

... a place called 4000 islands which is basicaly alot of islands in the middel of the mekong it is supper relaxing here as the lao people are nerly asleep most of the time lol, its not to exspensive here the beer is much cheeper than cambodia everyone seams ...

Feb 05, 2011, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Feb 05, 2011

A travel blog entry by karsoe

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LAOS LAOS LAOS, FERME TA GUEULE REPONDIT L ECOSSE, Don Kon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

LAOS LAOS LAOS, FERME TA GUEULE REPONDIT L ECOSSE

A travel blog entry by walie98

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Comme vous avez ete frustres hier, en voici d ...

Biking around Dondet, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Biking around Dondet

A travel blog entry by batgirl

Woke up at 9am. I heard there's a nice waterfall within the island and you can only see river dolphins. The tour is quite pricey so I decided to just bike around. Hired a bike for the entire dayfor 10,000Kip = $1.25. Enjoyed my ride: saw a person ...

Don Det, 4,000 Islands, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det, 4,000 Islands

A travel blog entry by rosiee

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14 hours and 2 buses later, I arrived at Sipandon, or ‘4,000 islands’.  In the south of Laos and on the border with Cambodia, I’m not surprised it took so long to get here!  After a short boat trip across to the island of ...

Don Det Day 2, Don Det Tok, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det Day 2

A travel blog entry by padraicop

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Changed Bungalow to a place closer to town, for 50,000 kip. Rented a bicycle at around 12.00 for 10,000 kip and myself and Adam cycled down to Don Khon to see the Tat Samphamit waterfalls. Crossing the bridge between the 2 islands cost 20,000 kip, ...

Don Det, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det

A travel blog entry by chtifred

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ca y est!!! apres le bus,le side car et le taxi,il ne reste plus qu'une traversée en pirogue du Mekong pour arriver sur Don Det. un vrai paradis laotien ou le temps semble se synchroniser sur le balancement des ...

Don Det: Bungalow, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det: Bungalow

A travel blog entry by chtifred

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Voici mon lieu de residence: un bungalow sur la rive du Mekong avec terrasse et hammacs. franchement, y'a pire! Apres le tohu-bohu (hustle and bustle) des grandes villes birmanes, cette etape est un vrai retour au calme, arrosé en ce moment par un ...

Happy Laos New Year, Don Deth, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Happy Laos New Year

A travel blog entry by kirbys-on-tour

Crossed the border from Cambodia into Laos having paid the highly unofficial 'stamp' fees to both sets of border guards. It's only a dollar each time but I just don't like the idea of somebody who is clearly not intelligent enough to be a policeman have ...

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