Travel Blogs from Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep

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

Laidback bliss

A travel blog entry by corm

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

hop Mekong: No hurry no worry

A travel blog entry by nielsogliv

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... med bden, 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 f sagt farvel. Da vi kommer i land gr 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, ...

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 ...

Don Det, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det

A travel blog entry by mbourgeois

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The Road (Laos), Veun Kham, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

The Road (Laos)

A travel blog entry by jameskanga

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The Road Phongsali has already been covered in depth so the rest is for other part of Laos including the river trip. I know I keep banging on about how cool the Laos people are but I do think that if the tourism were to rise even further then I worry ...

4000 islands, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4000 islands

A travel blog entry by jessicachant88

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We arrived in Pakse after taking a horrific night bus, which apparently is different from a sleeper bus. It was a coach full to the brim with Laos people including about 15 people on stools in the isle, a creepy staring man on the seat in front and 2 ...

Kayak Tour!, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Kayak Tour!

A travel blog entry by joe-emma_2013

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Saturday, 23/11/2013 We were slobs today, we literally did nothing but read, sleep, eat and listen to music... And the Rogue shop was showing 'Catch me if you can' so we watched that in the evening. We also decided to book a kayaking tour for the ...

PDR - Please dont Rush!! haha, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

PDR - Please dont Rush!! haha

A travel blog entry by corinneparker

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... day painting the bungalow and getting stoned, he made a bamboo bong. We spent most nights eating at the reggae bar and drinking beer lao which is really nice! and i dont normally like beer! Definitely the most chilled out place i have been to it was a ...

day 330: border, beer & bugs, Don Det Tok, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

day 330: border, beer & bugs

A travel blog entry by ursburs

I could have booked a single bus and boat ticket to get from Banlung, Cambodia to Don Khon the quieter one of the 4000 islands in Laos, but I didn't. Then I could have gotten a through ticket from Stung Treng, but I didn't. So here I am at the border. ...

Riverine Islands, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Riverine Islands

A travel blog entry by crayonchameleon

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After surviving the long, long sleeper bus from Vientiane, minivan from Pakse to the ferry pier, and ferry to Don Det island and finally feeling less ill (although no less rested), I arrived in the middle of a typically sweltering day to Si Phan Don, or ...

Island Hopping, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Island Hopping

A travel blog entry by lifeisawesome

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... on its face and says to him "Moo-ah?"...... So there you have it folks a great way to learn the names of the animals in Lao, Coincidently the Chicken is "Gai" Egg is "Kai" and fish is "Pa" So leaving Lances place with a head full Knowledge we head back ...

Dolphins!!!!!, Ban Dondt, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Dolphins!!!!!

A travel blog entry by lizandjamie

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Our arrival in Don Det was a bit of a shock after the chaos if tubing to the almost horrizontal Island, but the place really grew on us. It is in an area called 4,000 islands which has a lot of Laos charm. We stayed in a bungalow overlooking the river, ...

Don Det rocks, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det rocks

A travel blog entry by selina_and_mo

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 Don Det rocks. It is a small island among a cluster of islands in an area called Si Phan Don which literally translates as "Four Thousand Islands". The islands are located in a very wide part of the Mekong river very close to the border with ...

Bycicle trip to Lao's famous Con Pa Peng waterfall, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Bycicle trip to Lao's famous Con Pa Peng waterfall

A travel blog entry by boobarnik

14 เม.ย.2553 ตื่นกันแต่เช้าตั้งแต่ประมาณ 6 โมง ...

4,000 Islands (though I only counted 3,400), Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4,000 Islands (though I only counted 3,400)

A travel blog entry by tobecontinued

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We had overheard people talking about 4000 islands in Chiang Mai and they convinced us to go. 4 hours from Pakse and a quick boat over the river and we arrived in Don Det. We sent the boys off to find us some rooms while Sally and I looked after the ...

Welcome to Laos!, Don Det Tok, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Welcome to Laos!

A travel blog entry by luciecox

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What a better start to a new country than a hammock, a balcony and a view? Don Det is part of a group of 4000 islands (some of which resemble a bush rather than an island to be honest) and is arguably the most famous one (but not the biggest). Laos being ...

Dondet to Vientianne, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Dondet to Vientianne

A travel blog entry by batgirl

... felt worse. In my dream, I could feel my heart was pounding very heavily. Booked a boat ride myself (not via agency) from Dondet to the mainland, Nankasang to save $2. The ride from Dondet to Pakse, 2nd largest city was interesting. The van that I was ...

Si Phan Don, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Si Phan Don

A travel blog entry by lindawb

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Another interesting bus ride with a $10 'handling fee' at the border and we are now in Laos. Quite a shock when we arrived at the bus stop at the area known as Si Phan Don (Four Thousand Islands), as there were no Tuk Tuks to be seen! After walking down ...

Sleepy island hammock heaven!!!, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Sleepy island hammock heaven!!!

A travel blog entry by emnems

We arrived on Don Khon by another little wooden boat...whilst getting to Don Khon we saw so many amazing little bungalows all with hammocks right on the river on a different island called Don Det...Don Khon didn't look as nice as it sounded in text so ...

Il far-west nel far-east, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Il far-west nel far-east

A travel blog entry by broust

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... dopo il confine il Mekong si allarga e si dirama in una vasta e quieta laguna in cui sorgono piu' di 4000 isolotti. A Dondet (uno di questi) abbiamo passato quattro giorni in un bungalow (a 2$ a notte!!), alternando lunghe escursioni in kayak o in ...

Back to basics II  - On 4000 Islands, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Back to basics II - On 4000 Islands

A travel blog entry by mimaisasleep

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... for that perfect place to call home for the next few days on Don Det. I left Scotty with the bags at a riverside bar enjoying a beer Lao whilst I set off on a mission to find a place to stay. I did very well (if I can be so modest about it) and it ...

3rd of Four Thousand Islands, Don Khong, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

3rd of Four Thousand Islands

A travel blog entry by michelle_austyn

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Don ...

island time, Ban Khon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

island time

A travel blog entry by teamwells

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We rode a mini bus for about 2 hours out of Pakse bus station towards the Mekong to catch the long boat over to the 4000 Islands. It was so so so hot, and the AC on the bus was kaput so we literally sweltered off our body weight in sweat by the time we ...

My bicycle had a bell and no brakes, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

My bicycle had a bell and no brakes

A travel blog entry by bobner

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4000 Islands   Hopping tuk tuks, planes, boats and pickup trucks laden with babies, dogs and satellite dishes to Southern Laos to connect with the 4000 islands.   Don Det and Don Knone were calling my name.     The ...

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