Travel Blogs from Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep

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Dignity vs safety (what would you do?!), Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Dignity vs safety (what would you do?!)

A travel blog entry by ruth_and_emily

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Hello again! So after a mammoth coach journey we made it to Laos! Luckily the border wasn't as tricky as Scambodia! We've now been on the island of Don Det for the last couple of days and have loved it. Like a mini paradise, we are staying in a stilted ...

Warm hearts and lazy days, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Warm hearts and lazy days

A travel blog entry by danarol

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Don Det is an island of yawns and hammocks...after almost 24 hours on three buses and a boat, we had finally arrived and quickly settled into the islands way of life. On our first night we went to a party on the sunset side of the island, when we left ...

4000 Shades of chilled, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4000 Shades of chilled

A travel blog entry by nathanandclare

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... an afternoon of doing nothing. After some great food and a relax, the boys decided to go for a bike ride, while I read for a bit. Dondet is pretty small, and you can bike round it in 30 minutes, so they were back just after sunset, and just in time for ...

Fluss abwärts, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Fluss abwärts

A travel blog entry by jann_und_franzi

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Heute hat es uns eine Insel weiter abwärts verschlagen. Hier sind wir auf eine Art Backpacker Kolonie gestoßen. Von hieraus haben wir uns dann ein Rad ausgeliehen und haben die Insel erkundet. Wirklich interessant da es noch sehr ursprünglich ist und ...

Don Det, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det

A travel blog entry by kiwikinon

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Ne restant que 2 jours dans les 4000 îles, nous choisissons de séjourner sur l'île de Don Det, qui est la plus petite des îles touristiques (3km). Nous trouvons un petit bungalow au bord du Mékong avec des hamacs pour se relaxer. ...

My last day in Laos, Ban Dondét, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

My last day in Laos

A travel blog entry by maxint

The idea was to go with a bicycle around Don Det - the island were I stay. When I woke up only at 0800 I was afraid that it'll be too hot. I was lucky the island is so tiny, in less than an hour I'v managed to circulate it, taking a few pictures of the ...

Part VIII:

Part VIII: "One of the Four Thousand Islands"

A travel blog entry by joerifitters

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Vrijdagochtend 7 maart komen we na de nodige vertraging aan op het eiland Don Det. We worden met de longboat gedropt op het stukje strand met een stel lamme waterbuffels. Vanaf dit punt begint onze zoektocht naar een hutje op palen aan het water. Dit ...

Don Khon, Don Khon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Khon

A travel blog entry by w.a.

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The Riverflow, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

The Riverflow

A travel blog entry by clare_and_will

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Don Det is by far our favourite place we have been to so far and we would have easily got stuck there had our Laos visa not been about to run out. An island in the Mekong River in the far south of Laos near the Cambodia border and part of what is know as ...

don det, an island with nothing but relaxation, Don Khon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

don det, an island with nothing but relaxation

A travel blog entry by ashleybligh

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We were booked on the coach to Laos, to relax for a few days on Don Det, one of the 4000 islands. The picked up time was 5.30am, which was nice. The bus was a rundown old thing, with brilliant air conditioning, the windows opened! However the driver ...

Sweating in Don Det, Don Det Tok, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Sweating in Don Det

A travel blog entry by loftspiken

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So after a couple of bus change overs from Thakhek, we arrived at the Four Thousand Islands, right at the bottom of Laos, deep in the Mekong River. The Mekong's current moved alot slower here, a result of all the many little islands scattered along ...

Leaving Laos, Four Thousand Islands, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Leaving Laos

A travel blog entry by nathanjporter

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Four Thousand Islands Let me set the scene for you here. I lay in a hammock on the balcony of my riverside bungalow drinking an orange barrocca that my Vietnamese friend kindly left for me, wedged into my water bottle and is now currently bubbling and ...

My Birthday!!, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

My Birthday!!

A travel blog entry by gale4stew

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Thanks for all my birthday messages guys. They made me smile. We headed down to these beautiful river Islands just above the Cambodian Laos border for my birthday. On the day we woke up early and got some bikes. We cycled over to another Island and got a ...

In the Don....., Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

In the Don.....

A travel blog entry by p4ul_allen

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And on the 8th Day of May it's time for me Marek and Morgan to be leaving Van Vieng before we become like the others who we’re leaving behind that have been here longer. The Swede’s (Lise, Emmy and Malin) are staying behind for one last day ...

May 29, 2013, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

May 29, 2013

A travel blog entry by quinnte.doucq

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Rocks, Busses and islands, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Rocks, Busses and islands

A travel blog entry by thisispain

Next day we didn’t get up to much, just relaxed, watched some movies and regretted not leaving for the south. The day after that we started our trip down to 4000 islands. Tuk tuk then bus to Vientien where we stoped for a couple hours, got some ...

Back to the squat toilets in South Laos..., Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Back to the squat toilets in South Laos...

A travel blog entry by cantbeataginger

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... ;    On my travels through Laos I also stumbled on a carnival celebration for the rocket festival. Throughout the festival Lao people send rockets in to the sky welcoming the beginning of the wet season. The rockets are however home-made, ...

Jan 26, 2010, Don Khon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Jan 26, 2010

A travel blog entry by anoif_away

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The 4000 Islands, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

The 4000 Islands

A travel blog entry by randomostiar

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xcv, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

xcv

A travel blog entry by elgranuja

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

4000 Islands

A travel blog entry by nmiddle1

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After a 12 hour bus journey from Siem Reap, we arrived in Laos and pretty much got dropped off at the side of the road in the middle of nowhere and got ushered onto a truck which took us to where our 'ferry' would depart. The dude that seemed ...

DON DETTY!!!!, Ban Dondét, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

DON DETTY!!!!

A travel blog entry by howszmig

Hello all, Its been a while since we have updated you we realise... especially as we are writing about Don Det, South Laos and we are now in Vietnam... Don Det was another idyllic island on the Mekong Delta. Our $1.50 bungalow had a hammock that ...

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

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A travel blog entry by padraicop

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

4000 Islands

A travel blog entry by andres.koger

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... ja nett toole hakkab. Netti polnud ja sain selle katte parast kahel paeval tehtud nelja-viite vaga pikka labiraakimistevooru Lao Telecomi helpdeskiga. Mu muredele pidi lahendust otsima ainuke tegelane kes seal inglise keelt natukenegi m6istis. Peale kahte ...

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

4000.....

A travel blog entry by memento

....not so nice..for ...

Not much happening, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Not much happening

A travel blog entry by kimrichards

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Not too much to report.... The last few days have comprised of getting from one side of Laos to the other. I flew from hauy xai to Vientiane (capital of laos) a few days ago (loosing track of time). Ended up waiting about 3 hours at the worlds smallest ...

Don Det: 4000 Islands in Laos, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det: 4000 Islands in Laos

A travel blog entry by jonas_jakob

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After the cultural and historical lessons in Cambodia, I must admit, I have been craving a spot for relaxation and silence. Don Det, here we go! After an unexpected day on a highway, waiting for my buses flat tire to be fixed, a night in the dead town of ...

simplifying life, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

simplifying life

A travel blog entry by seagullflies

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DonDet, 4000 islands, South Laos,  27 November 2011 To come down here from Thailand it took for me and my 8 new friends many hours, many days, and many memories to find on the way. I guess we were aiming our last destination of Laos to be here, in ...

Happy New Year Lao, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Happy New Year Lao

A travel blog entry by jaho

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... Das Dorf auf der Insel hat sich zu einer Art Partyhochburg entwickelt. In so gut wie jeder Kneipe kann man alles mit dem Vorwort „Happy" bestellen.;) Übrigens gibt es auf der Insel keine Polizei. ;) Zum Thema: Wir haben uns Fahrräder ausgeliehen ...

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