Travel Blogs from Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep

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On the road again, Don Khon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

On the road again

A travel blog entry by davidandnicky

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... this was the name of the town, I repeated the call a few times while reaching for a map – drawing the laughter of Lao passengers who explained that “hawng naam” is the word for toilet.   Due to Chinese New Year, the town of ...

Four Thousand Islands make Perfect Cents, Ban Khon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Four Thousand Islands make Perfect Cents

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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Got myself a return boat ticket to Don Det and Don Khon, a two hours boat ride down south of the Mekong River, for the day. The sights were beautiful, mainly peeking at the back of house of the local community - mothers washing doing their laundry at the ...

Waterfalls and Dolphins, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Waterfalls and Dolphins

A travel blog entry by simonmain1

... 'party over' feel about it.  We all new that this was probably the last time we would see each other and several peoples trips were coming to an end.  It sort of felt like a fitting natural conclusion when I eventually waved goodbye to everyone ...

To the 4000 islands in kayak trough the Mekong, 4000 islands, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

To the 4000 islands in kayak trough the Mekong

A travel blog entry by 1lifeliveit

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... a different way ) to choose greendiscovery  :http://www.greendiscoverylaos.com/ps-k-21.htm The 30 % of proficts goes to the Lao population , plus they are professional, use good equipment and they smile all the time " what do you want more " ...

Laatste dagen in Laos, Ban Khon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Laatste dagen in Laos

A travel blog entry by claraklaver

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Ik staar naar mijn bruine tenen terwijl ik zachtjes heen en weer wieg. De krekels worden overstemd door de striemende regen, die genadeloos neerklettert op het golfplaten dak van mijn hut. Op de veranda blijft het gelukkig redelijk droog. Hier op het ...

4000 Islands, Laos, Ban Dondét, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4000 Islands, Laos

A travel blog entry by chowyunmatt

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January 02 2009 - 4000 Islands, Laos So the trek from Pakse to 4000 Islands was one of the most grueling we faced in the 5 months in Asia. It was almost as bad as traveling back up to Pakse 3 days later. The “road” down to the islands is ...

Relaxing in the 4000 islands, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Relaxing in the 4000 islands

A travel blog entry by vegantravellers

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Don Det is part of the 4,000 islands. It's a really scenic part of Laos where there are no cars and life slows it’s pace down to a crawl; just what we needed after our busy schedule of late. There was a slightly foreboding atmosphere as we boarded ...

Waterfall Rapids and Rationed Power, Ban Dondét, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Waterfall Rapids and Rationed Power

A travel blog entry by richard.zito

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... for the electricity timeslot (6pm to 10pm..?), and then out to a generator-run bar in 'town' to see out the evening. I don't think the Lao woman was too impressed when we turned up at 10pm (!!!) to order food, I think it's normal for 6pm bed and 6am rise ...

Las 4 mil islas?, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Las 4 mil islas?

A travel blog entry by larri-fog

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No estoy segura de si esta parte del Mekong tiene cuatro mil islas... o cuentan los arbustos que salen del agua o a mi solo me salen 10. Pero de lo que estoy segura es de que por la noche aqui se ven cuatro mil estrellas... sino mas. Elegimos una isla ...

4000 Lakes, Don det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4000 Lakes

A travel blog entry by ilari

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16.4 - 17.4.08       Don Det. Laos. (Cambodian huomiot lisatty edelliseen merkintaan kun eilen kiireessa unohtui...) Laos. Tama maa oli allekirjoittaneelle suuri mysteeri viela samana paivana kun astuin sen kamaralle. ...

four thousand islands, Don det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

four thousand islands

A travel blog entry by theo_

We woke up yesterday morning really early to the sound of very heavy rain thundering of our little tin roof. This was about 4.30 when i first heard it. when we got up at 6.30 it was still going strong. we had to get up early as we were going to si phan ...

Tubing! Spring break!, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Tubing! Spring break!

A travel blog entry by lydsandemmet

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4000 islands is a bit of misnomer. 4000 tufts of reeds and isolated trees with 2 or 3 inhabited islands thrown in is a probably more accurate description!!! But there is no denying that Si Phan Don is beautiful. Our journey to the islands, like all ...

4000 Islands and the bike ride from hell, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4000 Islands and the bike ride from hell

A travel blog entry by bradmccartney

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The 4000 Islands of the Mekong and the bike ride from hell. Unfortunately I had to spend a couple of extra days in Phenom Penh to organize a visa for Laos. Monday was a public holiday, being the day that Vietnam invaded and put an end to the Genocide ...

Don Det - one of 4,000 islands, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Don Det - one of 4,000 islands

A travel blog entry by missiaaron

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Ahhhhh Don Det. What a fun place to relax and have a great time!  It was exactly what we needed and happily turned out to be one of our favorite places in South East Asia.   Why was it so nice? For starters, when our taxi boat first pulled up ...

DON DET, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

DON DET

A travel blog entry by mixvoltaalmon

ESPEREM ...

South Loas (Happy Days), Don Khon island - Southern Loas, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

South Loas (Happy Days)

A travel blog entry by jenandbatton

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... up all night, ha. After that we hung out with Voitek and Joanna (Hello you mad Polish!) we had great craic at the local Lao Disco/Nightclub were everyone danced in slow motion, something like Tai Chi, and you get a nice little back massage in the mens ...

Crossing into Laos, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Crossing into Laos

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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We left Ban Lung on the bus to Stung Treng on the La border. However we noticed after a while that we were heading to Kratie again. The bus eventually stopped in Kratie and we demanded to know why we were not in Stung Treng. It turns out we were supposed ...

Islands, perfect for chilling, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Islands, perfect for chilling

A travel blog entry by bass_ke

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Today we perfected the art of staying on Don Dhet, stay on the sunset side until about noon, and when the hot hot sun starts to come back over go and sit down and do nothing in a restaurant for the rest of the afternoon. The morning was simple, we took a ...

UNO 500, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

UNO 500

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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  Vamos lá ver aqui uma coisa: estou, neste momento, na décima-primeira hora de uma viagem de avião de treze horas e meia para Paris, tenho um monge sentado ao meu lado que me sacou o espaço para eu poder semi-deitar-me ao comprido e dormir ...

En svipptur innom Laos, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

En svipptur innom Laos

A travel blog entry by hjalmar

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I motsetning til en super-texansk Vietnam-veteran jeg traff i Hellas, så "did I NOT shoot them gooks right between the eyes". Vårt første oppdrag i Vietnam nådde slutten, og vi hoppet til slutt på en sleeperbuss fra Hoi An tidlig en morgen. Den ...

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

The Four Thousand Islands

A travel blog entry by mighty_ted

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... After that good stop-over stay we took the bus and then boat to Don Khong in Four Thousand islands in the Mekong river on the Lao side. Before I came to Laos I didn´t know much about it. What do anybody knows about Laos? E.g. that is has a ...

Hammock City, Ban Dondét, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Hammock City

A travel blog entry by t_humble

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After a hot and dusty ride in the back of a covered pick-up, a French Couple and I wound our way in between islands to the fabled traveler's Mecca, 4000 islands . 4000 islands is located in the Mekong on the southern tip of Laos. The Mekong at this point ...

Four Thousand Islands, Don Khon, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Four Thousand Islands

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

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Lao Lao Whiskey?, Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Lao Lao Whiskey?

A travel blog entry by wadester

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... sometimes.  Throughout the day parts of the pig where consumed along with copious amounts of Lao Lao (local whiskey) and plenty of beer Lao. We had hired bikes for the day but only managed to cycle 100 yards to the bakery and the pig roast. Oh well, ...

Sabaidee St.Patrick! (Bono is a C*nt), Don Det, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Sabaidee St.Patrick! (Bono is a C*nt)

A travel blog entry by ensio

Kolmentoista tunnin bussimatkasta selvisi kehoa särkylääkkeiden sopivalla jaksottelulla koijaamalla. Aurinko oli kovaa menoa jo painumassa mailleen, meidät tiputettaessa tien reunalle hyvin pian rajan ylityksen jälkeen. Itse rajalla kaikki oli ...

4000 Inseln, Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

4000 Inseln

A travel blog entry by janinger

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... den Wasserfaellen vorbeizubringen. Morgen gehts weiter nach Kambodscha und wir werden heute Abend nochmal ausgiebig anstoßen mit dem besten Bier der Welt (Beer Lao) auf die wunderschönen 4 Wochen, die wir in Laos hatten. Dies war ein Beitrag von B.W., ...

Les 4000 iles!!, Don Kohn, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Les 4000 iles!!

A travel blog entry by makistouf

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... tres beau. On fait le tour de l ile a velo, on va voir les 2 superbes waterfalls, on profite de quelques petits cocktails de lao lao (en effet Celine, 2 verres et ton cerveau est deja retourne!!)... on va meme faire un tour sur l autre ile, Don Det, pour ...

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

4000 Islands (Don Det)

A travel blog entry by lbraun

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... combines soccer and volleyball so instead of using your hands, you kick or head the ball over a smaller net. Its really fun and the Lao people are so friendly, they just invite you to play or you can jump in. I also met an Irish guy, who was preparing to ...

Pakse to Siphandon (4000 islands), Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Pakse to Siphandon (4000 islands)

A travel blog entry by adelecarroll

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Our final journey in Laos took us on a 5 hour bus ride south to the town of Ban Nakasang where we caught a long-tail boat to Don Det, one of the Siphandon Islands (commonly known as 4000 islands). The trip was pretty smooth but finding accommodation on ...

Grenzabzocke & die 4000 Inseln (18.-25.3), Dondet, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Grenzabzocke & die 4000 Inseln (18.-25.3)

A travel blog entry by knotch

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... ein 6 Stunden Abschnitt ueberbucht war , so dass die Auslaender nur noch auf Pappstuehlchen im Gang Platz gefunden haben. Nach dem ganzen Kaese, kamen wir dann nachittags um 4 im kambodschanischen Grenzort Stung Treng (50km entfernt von der Grenze) an. ...

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