Travel Blogs from Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep

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Lolling about in Laos, Ban Dondét, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Lolling about in Laos

A travel blog entry by ablo

Up early for 7am bus from Kratie across the border to Laos. We piled into a minibus with all of our luggage and squashed into the two back seats, with two South Africans sitting practically on our knees in front. We had chuckle about it but it was ...

Four thousand islands and Vietnam border crossing, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Four thousand islands and Vietnam border crossing

A travel blog entry by waynage

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Before leaving for Vietnam I made the trip to four thousand islands in Southern Laos. Well worth it! It is right on the Mekong river. We got the bus down and then being islands we had to get a boat over to Don Det which is the 'main' tourist island. The ...

A Breath of Fresh Air and a Mouth Full of Bugs!, Si Phon Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

A Breath of Fresh Air and a Mouth Full of Bugs!

A travel blog entry by jenandjd

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... 't get up north.  We saw children helping their dads with fishing nets, we saw pigs and goats and chickens running around peoples yards.  We stopped to throw some kind of large lime looking fruit around with a bunch of children and watch boys ...

Hammock Time, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Hammock Time

A travel blog entry by morris_cjm

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Situated in the middle of the Mekong just north of the Laos border with Cambodia are the 4000 islands.  I was immediately struck by the beauty of the place and the almost magnetic pull of the hammocks.   Whilst in Don Det I made lots of ...

Viel zu heiß um irgendwas zu tun, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Viel zu heiß um irgendwas zu tun

A travel blog entry by charly18

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Also ich bin wieder fit. Aber da es heute fast 40* hatte, konnten wir uns nicht recht aufraffen, um irgend etwas zu unternehmen. Nach dem Frühstück sind wir noch eine Runde gelaufen und haben uns dann um 12:30 in die Hängematte gelegt. Mir ...

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

4000 islands

A travel blog entry by helihigl

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... ich weder den lichtschalter noch die tuer finden. ich hab mich glaub ich 2 runden weitergetastet und spielte bereits mit dem gedanken welche ecke jetzt wohl wasserfest genug sei. schliesslich war ich doch noch erfolgreich und drueckte die tuer auf um ...

Si Phan Don (4000 îles), Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Si Phan Don (4000 îles)

A travel blog entry by memorel

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Notre périple suit son cours et plus particulièrement celui du Mékong, cap jusqu’à l’extrémité sud du pays, sur les 4000 îles, disséminées sur le Mékong à la frontière avec le Cambodge. Le Mékong prend sa source en Chine, à ...

Tropical river islands, Laos 4000 Islands, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Tropical river islands

A travel blog entry by beccywebb

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... I spent on the beach on our island. In the evenings we had campfires on the beach with other travellers, enjoying some beer lao. I think spent about 5 days there but completely lost track of time! Already like Laos. I love their word for hello: ...

Kayaking my pants, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Kayaking my pants

A travel blog entry by tomgreen

A long bus ride took us across the Cambodian-Laos border. Once again the ride was 'interesting': the bus was a very old thing with half the bumper missing; only a few seats remaining, and most of which were soaked by the AC. I managed to get a dry seat ...

Lao blijft voor ons gewoon Laos, Veun Kham, Laos travel blog

Lao blijft voor ons gewoon Laos

A travel blog entry by bikers2

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Het was wederom een ervaring en zeker goed om doorgereisd te zijn, misschien niet de hoogtepunten meegenomen te hebben zoals Luang Brabang, Vang Vieng of de caves van Tham Kong Lo, want zeker qua natuur heeft het land best wat te bieden. Maar Laos ...

Wildlife and Cold Water, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Wildlife and Cold Water

A travel blog entry by em_elsworldtrip

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Don Det is part of 4000 Islands in the very South of Laos, as we were crossing the boarder from Cambodia Don Det seemed like the perfect chill out location.  Known for its hippie lifestyle there isn't much more to do here other than sit in a hammock ...

Don Kohne in zadnji dan Laosa, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Kohne in zadnji dan Laosa

A travel blog entry by mojcallstar

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Včeraj res nisem imela kaj pisati pametnega, ker smo enostavno počele NIČ. Samo prestavljale smo se po tem otočku, iz ene viseče mreže, v drugo. V tem spodnjem delu otočja sta Don Det in Don Kohne, dva majhna ...

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

4000 islands

A travel blog entry by jessandhector

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Radtour über die Inseln, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Radtour über die Inseln

A travel blog entry by charly18

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Nach dem Frühstück haben wir uns für 1€ Räder geliehen. Markus, Jens aus der Pfalz, und ich fuhren zunächst die"Hauptstrasse" entlang nach Süden. Am südlichsten Ende der Insel setzten wir über die alte franz. ...

Lazing around on the river....Laos update., Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Lazing around on the river....Laos update.

A travel blog entry by sharlie

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Haven't updated for a while, we'll blame a combination of poor internet and bone idleness! Vang Vieng Next stop after Luang Prabang was the party town of Vang Vieng, it's somewhere we’d both been secretly dreading after reading reports online we ...

A Holiday from our Holiday, Ban Khon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

A Holiday from our Holiday

A travel blog entry by neil_mel

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Having spent most of the previous 3 weeks sightseeing, trekking or traveling we felt we deserved a little holiday from our holiday so we headed towards the Cambodian border in the South of Laos to an area of the Mekong known as the 4000 Islands (or ...

Don Det, doing nothing and loving it, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det, doing nothing and loving it

A travel blog entry by robertopreis

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... I woke up noticing I was not as fresh as normal, I think I drank a bit too much of the nice and cheap (1 euro per bottle!) Lao whiskey. But this would not keep me from having a great day. I met Lars and Bettina around 8:30 at a restaurant near both our ...

Don Det - the 'happiest' place in Laos, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det - the 'happiest' place in Laos

A travel blog entry by laurenfaye

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... and longtail boat ride later and we arrived at Don Det, Four Thousand Islands at around midday. The Four Thousand Islands (Si Phan Don in Lao) is a maze of little islets (some the size of a bush) set in the widest part of the Mekong River. There are 3 ...

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

4000 islands

A travel blog entry by jenschottler

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After 2 long days of touring Angkor Wat, we decided to get on a bus at 5am to head to Laos. After a very long and not so comfortable ride we crossed the Laos border...on foot. I'm not sure why, but we had to get off the bus, walk the 20 feet across, pay ...

Are there really 4000 islands?, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Are there really 4000 islands?

A travel blog entry by maguiregibson

We dropped one poor lonely guy off at the crossing to the big island (Don Khong), whilst the rest of the bus carried on to Nagasak where we'd catch the boat to Don Det. After twenty minutes on the boat we pulled up on the shore of Don Det. We checked out ...

Bikes and Waterfalls, Don Khone, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Bikes and Waterfalls

A travel blog entry by jaykythlionas

An early start by some happy kids meant that we were off to breakfast much earlier than usual. Deciding on what to do today was an early topic of discussion; should we join the multitudes of tourists and head over to Don Khong Island for the annual boat ...

Just chillin', Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Just chillin'

A travel blog entry by batgirl

My roommate, Fifi, checked out. Have decided to stay another night. Spent the day doing nothing, just being online. Went to Mr Mo Restaurant for late lunchf from 2pm up to closing time at 9pm :) The Pad Thai w/ eggs is verry good. In fact, I ordered 2x ...

Days 107 - 113: Don Det, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Days 107 - 113: Don Det

A travel blog entry by sam-kathy

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We arrived in Vientiane for a 1hour stop whilst we waited for our sleeper bus. We sat down inside the station and enjoyed a delightful meal of pot noodles. We weren't expecting a lot from the bus – the buses so far have been alright but nothing ...

4000 Islands in 4 Days, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4000 Islands in 4 Days

A travel blog entry by s.whiteside

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After a nightmare travel from Kong Lo we finally made it to 4000 Islands. We travelled for close to 21 hours, hopping from bus to bus, Adam and I thought it would be acceptable for us to hit the ale. So the night bus consisted of Adam and I at the back ...

day 332: stayin' another day, Don Det Tok, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

day 332: stayin' another day

A travel blog entry by ursburs

I did want to leave today, but the hammock on my balcony is just a bit too comfortable and internet is working quite well too. My Cambodia pictures are plenty. I delete, I sort, I rename. I upload. Iced tea, iced chocolate (with Ovaltine! They've got ...

Die 4000 Inseln in Laos, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Die 4000 Inseln in Laos

A travel blog entry by bexxontravel

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... beruehmt fuer seine 4000 Inseln auf dem Mekong. Hier kann man sich wunderbar entspannen oder mit dem Boot die kleinen unbewohnten Dschungel-Inseln und Wasserfaelle entdecken. Da unsere geplante Kohle fuer Laos ausgeht, verweilen wir nur 2 Tage auf ...

Sabai-dii from Laos!, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Sabai-dii from Laos!

A travel blog entry by katefreeman

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... a lovely couple of weeks in Laos with Ruth. Managed to find each other in Bangkok Airport before heading to Laos – first Beer Lao after the long journey from Nepal, at sunset on the River Mekong…perfect! Ruth and I first came to Laos a ...

The long way down., Don Det Tok, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

The long way down.

A travel blog entry by robandnorma

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Our arrival in Tha Khaek was in the early afternoon and fortunately because Norma and I rode the ‘pickup truck’ transport for the last 100km, we were dropped off much closer to the town centre. Brushing off the waves of tuk tuk drivers that ...

4 Thousand Islands, feck all money, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4 Thousand Islands, feck all money

A travel blog entry by meemmet

Before we crossed the border to Cambodia we decided to visit 4,000 Islands in southern Laos. We stayed on the small island of Don Det. To get to the different islands you have to take a fishing long boat – these are scary shit – if you tilt ...

Vanaf Vietnam terug naar Laos, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Vanaf Vietnam terug naar Laos

A travel blog entry by ilsewissink

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Achteraf maar goed dat China me niet wilde hebben want anders had ik het ontzettende mooie Sapa overgeslagen! In plaats van het over te slaan heb ik nu zelfs het plan om er in de zomer voor een 2e keer terug te komen. De sneeuw en de bergen in de winter ...

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