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Day 25: Leaving Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Day 25: Leaving Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by martin_tori

After our extended stay in Luang prabang it was finally time to leave. We got up at 6 am to see the monks give alms downtown, which we had really wanted to do but had always been too lazy to actually get up for. We headed to the local market first to buy ...

Day 13, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Day 13

A travel blog entry by thetrip2013

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We had a well deserved lie in before setting out to explore Luang Prabang. Luang Prabang is a unesco world heritage site by the Mekong river with lots of old colonial houses. It used to be the old capital of Laos and it remains the centre of Buddhism in ...

Day 14, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Day 14

A travel blog entry by thetrip2013

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Early start with an 8.30am pickup. We had an hours drive north of Luang Prabang where we took a boat across a river where the trek began. We trekked through the jungle to the first khmu village where we stopped for a short break. Going on we went through ...

Luang Prabang 2, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang 2

A travel blog entry by geuensgorissen

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... de Mekong-cowboys verzamelen met hun longtailboat. Op het programma stond immers de Pak Ou cave die op 2 uur varen van Luang Prabang ligt. De grotten zelf waren niet zo spectaculair (tenzij je houdt van een grot volgestouwd met duizenden budha-beeldjes) ...

Luang Prabang 3, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang 3

A travel blog entry by geuensgorissen

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... een fooi van 1 euro geeft, zijn ze echt verbaasd en super blij... Na het royal palace bezochten we nog de grootste tempel van Luang Prabang. Nog even een smoothie op de oever van de Mekong en dan met de minibus naar de imposante 'Kuang Si' watervallen. ...

Wasserfall u neue Freunde,  Luang Prabang,  Laos , Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Wasserfall u neue Freunde

A travel blog entry by monineub

kurz bevor ich zum Wasserfall aufgebrochen bin erschienen am Nachbarbalkon von meiner Unterkunft 2 junge Kanadier in Unterhosen. Die sind erschrocken als sie mich sahen und haben sich gleich eine Hose angezogen :-). Dann meinten sie, sie hätten mich ...

Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by angiebender

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... lights and lanterns create a fiery tale atmosphere all over the old town. Of course there are two white faces for every Laos person. It's covered with guesthouses, restaurants and tour companies. I did find a cool restaurant across a w rickety old ...

Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by tcnimetz

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... up top. The view is incredible and the sunset quite wonderful though not as spectacular as back home. On the last day in LP we got up at 5:30 and went to give alms to the monks. It was a remarkable experience. Can you tell that we LOVE Luang ...

Luang Prabang, Louang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by isaventure

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... Pas le même budget. Il y a tellement de resto super sympa à découvrir. Ce matin j'ai arpenté les rues de Luang Prabang. J'adore cette ville. Il y a tellement de jolies maisons (guest house ou hôtel ) avec des façades en bois ...

Luang Prabang day, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang day

A travel blog entry by sherrenka

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We have been drawing today, in a cafe. Have visited a temple and organised our onward travel which was extremely complicated - we are leaving on Saturday for ...

The Spirit of Giving., Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

The Spirit of Giving.

A travel blog entry by ssc_sam

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... in this beautiful country and I wanted to give something back, even if it was just a small gesture. Yesterday I visited the Luang Prabang library where they had a centre set up where people can donate text books for poor children in villages around the ...

Luang Lounge Day, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Lounge Day

A travel blog entry by castonguay

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After a great breakfast beside the pool, we took our hotel shuttle the short distance to the town centre, then toured by foot with the mandatory Lao Beer break overlooking the Mekong River. We visited the Wats, with their golden Buddhas, saw many monks ...

Das dschungelbuch, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Das dschungelbuch

A travel blog entry by maju26

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So, nach 2 Tagen Wanderung in den Wäldern von Laos sind wir wieder zurück und die Muskeln und Knochen Schmerzen. Wir haben wunderschöne Landschaften gesehen und gute Eindrücke der Dorfbevölkerung gewinnen können. Die letzte ...

Luang Prabang Tour Day 1, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang Tour Day 1

A travel blog entry by mattandliz

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... of temples now) and then headed to a place called Tamarind for lunch. The food was excellent and it was nice to try some traditional Laos food. Not as spicy as Thai but still as flavourful. Once dinner was over we headed back to the hotel for a siesta as ...

Laos, Laos, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Laos

A travel blog entry by amyhw

From Thailand we travelled to Laos Huay Xai- boat south to Luang Prabang Phonsavan Vang Vieng - tubing Vientiane Savannakhet Pakse - 4000 lslands Muang Khang- in to Cambodia ...

Move next door, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Move next door

A travel blog entry by cleotup

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Same same. Smiley face on the lattes at breakfast courtesy of La. Relaxed on balcony. Changed to Hmong room around 1pm , settled in then lunch of banana pancake with honey-yummy. Back onto balcony then tuktuk ( now repaired ) in to the OPT flagship shop ...

Mekong und die Berge von Laos,  Luang Prabang,  Laos , Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Mekong und die Berge von Laos

A travel blog entry by monineub

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... über die Berge im Norden von Laos unterwegs um von der Hauptstadt( ehemalige Königsstadt) in die zweite ehemalige Königsstadt Luang Prabang zu kommen. Eine abenteuerliche Busfahrt mit Maximalgeschwindigkeit 40 km/h (hätte mich sonst eh gefürchtet;-) ...

It's a Luang Way to Chiang Mai, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

It's a Luang Way to Chiang Mai

A travel blog entry by castonguay

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... , or make wish...depending who you ask. So we paid for songbirds, climbed to the top, check out the beautiful view of Luang Prabang, and then release the birds. Kitschy as it sounds, it was actually quite nice, especially since the birds posed for me on ...

Elephants!!!, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Elephants!!!

A travel blog entry by mallyface

... bus from Vietntiane to Pakse as the buses so often run late and we're not guaranteed to catch it. So we'll be leaving Luang Prabang with no accommodation and no forward travel booked. This would have bothered me on my previous travels but such is the way ...

Day 7, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Day 7

A travel blog entry by choward14

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... , we headed on a tuk tuk to see the Ethnology museum. I loved this place! Explained all about the different areas of Laos, and the cultures here. One particular culture was.. Well, a bit scary! The (H)Mong celebration of new year, where traditionally a ...

Day 8, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Day 8

A travel blog entry by choward14

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Started the day with a lie in, and a relaxing day by the river having a drink. Some of the group went elephant riding, but it's not really my cup of tea.. So, had a couple of beers, organised some accommodation in Oz, more beer..! In the evening we went ...

Flight n°3 : Bangkok - Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Flight n°3 : Bangkok - Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by geuensgorissen

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Ook de laatste vlucht met een sportvliegtuigje met grootheidswaanzin is goed verlopen. Geen problemen met de "visa on arrival". ( Een hollands koppel dat geen dollars bijhad, mocht zelfs buiten de luchthaven even geld afhalen om hun visa te betalen ...) ...

Rain in paradise, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Rain in paradise

A travel blog entry by go4itbe

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Ja, lap, 't is zover. Na 3 weken zonder regen willen ze hier in Luang Prabang ineens alle schade inhalen. De regen valt met bakken uit de lucht. Voor vandaag voorziet het lokale KMI meer dan 80 mm neerslag ! Bij het ontbijt, zo rond negenen, is het ...

Sei waterfall and craft market, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Sei waterfall and craft market

A travel blog entry by komal_madar

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Im the morning I made plans to meet Marya and Luke at the corner of my road. We had breakfast and then got a tuk tuk to Tad Sei waterfall. We had a lovely boat journey to the waterfall. Arriving at the waterfall I was blown away. It was beautiful, the ...

Goodbye Thailand, Hello Laos, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Goodbye Thailand, Hello Laos

A travel blog entry by chantalgratton

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... at what time we should aim to take the bus to Chiang Kong as we didn't know how full the connecting bus in Laos going to Luang Prabang would be. This morning, once we were completely finished packing, Chantal realized that we had forgotten our hats in the ...

Rugby and Ozzies., Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Rugby and Ozzies.

A travel blog entry by adamandheidi

This morning when Heidi got out of bed she slipped over there were massive puddle all over the floor, water was running down the walls. So we decided to pick up our bags and check out. We went and found a much nicer guesthouse for the same price. We had ...

4000 Islands, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

4000 Islands

A travel blog entry by tmerrien

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Got up at 7.45am having got no more than 1.5hours sleep for some reason (I think the malaria tablets are messing my sleep up a bit, they certainly give me strange dreams) showered and went and had breakfast with Scotty (London) and Emma (Oz). I ordered a ...

Day 20: Tat Saew, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Day 20: Tat Saew

A travel blog entry by martin_tori

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... taking them into the jungle. We then met up with our possy and grabbed a boat and sâwngthâew back to Luang Prabang. We grabbed dinner at a Indian restaurant which unfortunately was run by Laos people and so the food was only mediocre, however ...

Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by tmerrien

Woke up at 7am and ate the remaining half of my Pringles. Read a few pages of my book and gave my laundry to a lady in the guesthouse, had a shower and realised it can be a hot shower so long as only a tiny trickle of water comes out which is barely ...

Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by tmerrien

Got up, showered and went for a walk to the night market area. Luang Prabang has a film festival on at the moment and there was a 20 foot outdoor cinema screen set up with a few hundred plastic chairs in a plaza area, though they were still setting it up ...

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