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Ahhh!   Relaxing Don Det - one of 4000 Islands, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Ahhh! Relaxing Don Det - one of 4000 Islands

A travel blog entry by alohatravels

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So, after a 13 our bus ride: sitting in the very back seat (the bumpiest) which didnt recline and leaked water onto us (it was raining that night) and which caught a flat tire that took 1.5 hours to fix, we finally reached Pakse at 7am. Once we ...

Daydreaming in Don Det, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Daydreaming in Don Det

A travel blog entry by paul_karen

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Another early start! This time to get a mini bus to take us to Laos from Kratie. The usual over crowding ensued with 17 people packed in a 12 seater bus. With every pick-up stop they made we thought they couldn't‘t possible fit anyone else in, but ...

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

Four Thousand Islands - Don Det

A travel blog entry by tomandlizzie

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02/04/2009 Arrived into Pakse at 10.30am, 4 hours late. In the night the bus made a noise, and it seems one of the brake pads broke so after leaving it at the side of the road the driver continued. Once in Pakse we jumped straight on a mini-bus down ...

Dondet - A laid-back week on the Mekong, Ban Dondét, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Dondet - A laid-back week on the Mekong

A travel blog entry by thedidgeridude

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They call this area four thousand islands, a small region of southern Laos were the mighty Mekong river hemorrhages into a number of smaller, fast flowing waterways, before they re-group and enter Cambodia in the south. Looking at our ...

Watching the world from my hammock, Si Phan Don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Watching the world from my hammock

A travel blog entry by amitdarji

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My final stop in Laos follows the Mekong down to the south where is breaks up into various channels surrounding many islands, an area called Si Phan Don (or four thousand islands).  Some say the further south you go the more relaxed and chilled out ...

2 of 4000 islands, si phan don, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

2 of 4000 islands

A travel blog entry by zoeclares

... , french, irish, american... and me! We barely brushed the 11pm curfew and i headed off for an early night in my bamboo bungalow. Too much lao lao has left me in great need of a few good nights sleep. My second and final day (which is a shame, as i could ...

Day 119 Don Det, Don Det Tok, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Day 119 Don Det

A travel blog entry by willandclaire

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It was a bit of drive to the ancient temple Wat Phou, built at the same time as Ankor Wat (which we're definitely going to visit in our Cambodia trail) getting to the entrance of the heritage park we were unsure as to what we would find. It was a bit of ...

Serious Hammock Time, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Serious Hammock Time

A travel blog entry by courtenay

... , Cambodia. They are endangered and it is believed that there are only about 100 left in the area. Traditionally, Khmer and Lao people believed that they were reincarnated humans. The Khmer Rouge killed thousands of them to get rid of this belief back in ...

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

The 4000 Islands

A travel blog entry by brabzzz

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After a pretty good steak in Vientiane, i finally said bye to Ryan (longest travel buddy ever - 1 month) caught a sleeper bus down to Pakse, past the Bolevan Plateau and onwards to the Four Thousand Islands. During the rainy season this section of the ...

4000 Islands, dolphins and a lot of mud., Ban Khon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4000 Islands, dolphins and a lot of mud.

A travel blog entry by emmaandpaul

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... down in a puddle before handing them back.  All that was left to do in the day was go for dinner and drink some Beer Lao and cocktails. Yay! 3rd August: In true Laos spirit, we were really going to have a slow day. After breakfast we negotiated a day ...

A Simply Blissful Time on Don Det, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

A Simply Blissful Time on Don Det

A travel blog entry by myriam_123

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... , as he is now heading in a different direction from me, but it was good to run into each other one last time, for old Lao times' sake. I also met a buddy for the start of my Cambodia trip (well, just Siem Reap really)! So far I've been "going with ...

Don Khon (Si Phon Don), Don Khon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Khon (Si Phon Don)

A travel blog entry by tkd

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Don Khong is not to be confused with Don Khon.  I guess when you have four thousand islands to name you are going to have some that are similar.  Don Khon is one of the southern most islands in Laos.  In fact, from almost ...

An excellent kayaking adventure!, Don Khon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

An excellent kayaking adventure!

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

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We arrived in Pakse after taking the sleeper bus overnight from Vientiane and arranged to go on a three day kayaking trip around ‘Four Thousand Islands’ starting the next day. There were five of us on the trip with two guides.  Our lead ...

Snake Walking and Crocodile Swimming, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Snake Walking and Crocodile Swimming

A travel blog entry by ecour0404

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I had heard nothing except absolutely terrible stories about crossing the boarder from Cambodia into Laos and given my past experiences I prepared for the worst. however it was my most pleasant trip to date. My new travel partner (Lesse- the Dane from ...

Hammacktime, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Hammacktime

A travel blog entry by donpaschqual

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Introspective Hammock Burn, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Introspective Hammock Burn

A travel blog entry by karsenault

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It's 45C outside. The sun is burning a hole through the tin roof of my bungalow. The humidity is so thick and my breathing becomes so shallow it's hard to tell if I am even doing so. I have to pee but can't even be bothered to get up, out of my hammock, ...

Det stille liv hos Mama Oi, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Det stille liv hos Mama Oi

A travel blog entry by anna_kat_rejser

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4000 Islands kom vi til, valgte Oen Don Det og det var Laekkert! Det er en lille oe midt ude i Mekong floden, med fantastisk udsigt. Vi fandt vi Mama Oi, et guesthouse + restaurant, med pudder, madrasser, fantastisk udsigt til floden og soede mennesker ...

Four Thousand Islands, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Four Thousand Islands

A travel blog entry by diene

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Nach der "entspannenden" Zeit in Vang Vieng beginnt dann fuer die naechsten Tage wieder mal der laotische Buswahn. Erstmal in 4 Stunden ueber die schlaglochuebersaehte Piste (oder sollten es doch noch Bombenkrater gewesen sein?) in die Hauptstadt ...

L.P.D.R. Laos Please Don't Rush, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

L.P.D.R. Laos Please Don't Rush

A travel blog entry by dinoshona

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A tuk-tuk, sleeper bus, mini bus and a boat and we finally reached our destination (All this only 200000kip, or to you and me only £16 ea). Don Det in the 4000 Islands. The 4000 Islands is in southern Laos near the end of the Mekong's 4350 km search for ...

Vesielaimia ja vaarallisia tilanteita, Don Khon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Vesielaimia ja vaarallisia tilanteita

A travel blog entry by matkaajamaks

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Pari yota on takana Si Phan Donin uneliaassa saaristossa (ei todellakaan ole matkailuaika, varsinkin talla hiljaisemmalla Don Khonin saarella... eipa tuolla party-saarella Don Detillakaan nayttanyt hirveasti menoa olevan). No, sehan sopii mulle, kun ...

Following the Laotian Mekong, Ban Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Following the Laotian Mekong

A travel blog entry by hoffs2ctheworld

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... and smoking. Ahhhh, you're getting old Lara...but I often wonder what do the locals think of all of this? I suppose drinking Beer Lao and local whiskey is also part of getting to know the culture? I have much to learn! :) Anyway, a highlight was staying ...

Final day in Laos, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Final day in Laos

A travel blog entry by larkyontour

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We checked out first thing and were good to go on the long tail boat to Don Det, it was a nice morning and the ride took about an hour. On arrival we checked into the Nadao sunset huts. 20,000 kip a night for a bed to yourself… can’t ...

Loving Laos (quite a lot), Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Loving Laos (quite a lot)

A travel blog entry by clairesmiff

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So, I last updated you from a bus on the first leg of our mission from Vietnam to Laos. This turned out to be a bit of an epic adventure and one I will certainly remember forever! We were planning on the journey taking about four days in total, but ended ...

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

Paradise - 4000 Islands

A travel blog entry by tonypop

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The long ride from Champasak to Don Det was evidently an interesting one, like any travels in Laos. It involved a two Km walk to the boat landing, that's cool, one river crossing in a VIP boat, shoot! got gipped here: 10,000kip instead of 3000kip by ...

Beaches.Hammocks.Weed, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Beaches.Hammocks.Weed

A travel blog entry by clarkstar

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... drivers were sound as they let us come into the cab to have cheeky fags out the window. Hats off to you guys!!     Dondet (4000 islands) is the one of the most beautiful places I have even visited. The dutch girls were there too, so to deal ...

Been There Don Det, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Been There Don Det

A travel blog entry by tomandamy

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As we had gone off the main tourist drag we started what was sure to be a slow journey early in the morning and managed to elude the wild hounds of Savanahkhet to catch a bus south. The scenery was again attractive as we passed through lots of small ...

Been There, Don Det, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Been There, Don Det

A travel blog entry by ajoverseas

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Our arrival in Don Det was clearly welcome, given the exhausting 16 hours it took to get here. We walked to the sunset side of the island and took the first bungalow we found. It was literally a small room with a bed, fan and mosquito net. But it had a ...

Like stepping back in time, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Like stepping back in time

A travel blog entry by midniteramblers

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We took a long overnight bus journey south from Vientiane to Pakse, basically following the Mekong all the way. We managed to get a sleeper bus with large beds, such comfort! After a good sleep we arrived into Pakse early in the morning. We then got a ...

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

4000 otokov

A travel blog entry by becy1976

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22.1.2011Dan je minil zelo mirno. Premaknila sva se samo za kakšnih 60 kilometrov iz Champasaka do 4000 otokov ( Si phan don).Pot je bila zanimiva, sploh prvi del , ko sva se s čolnom peljala čez Mekong. Potem smo šli naprej z ...

Kratie ===> Don Det, Khon Tai, Laos travel blog

Kratie ===> Don Det

A travel blog entry by kubabe

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... ;c przepięknych wodospadów, bâdź spędzaliśmy razem wieczory kosztujâc prześwieżutkie Beer Lao czy wesołe ciasteczka...a te były NA PRAWDĘ wesołe! W resorcie u Jon'a udało nam się ...

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