Travel Blogs from Luang Prabang, Laos

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Lazy days in Laos - Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang,  Laos travel blog

Lazy days in Laos - Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by jonnyandsally

... Laos. We managed to book all our tours and adventures through our hotel in Chiang Mai and this included our overland ticket to Luang Prabang in Laos, a journey of around 250 miles as the crow flies. The cost was 1,200 Baht (£24 each). Our original ...

A taste of Laos & Singapore, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

A taste of Laos & Singapore

A travel blog entry by sueandade

We flew from Hanoi on 2/4/13 & landed in Luang Prabang late afternoon. We headed off & checked out the tourist area, including the night market which was busy with plenty of the local crafts which include Jute paper & weaving. The silks are ...

Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by mattey

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... what a river it's huge, easily the biggest river I have ever seen! Another 5 hours on the boat here we go. A day of beautiful views capped off with a funny night in Luang Prabang, where we finished the night in a bowling alley with a bottle of ...

Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by mattey

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... a stop off at the bakery for some banana cakes ready for our 6 hour mini bus to Vang Veing! Not hugely impressed with Luang Prabang I must say! Bus driver stopeped on route to let us watch another ridiculous sunset up in the mountains :) wish I had bikes ...

Luang Prabang, Louangphabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by sblady

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We flew into Luang Prabang on a Russian made turbo prop plane. It was fairly new and served well. Luang Prabang is a UNESCO world heritage site, so transportation is restricted into the heart of the city to small vehicles . So we took a regular bus to ...

LuangPrabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

LuangPrabang

A travel blog entry by sudeste2012

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Tranquility and temples, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Tranquility and temples

A travel blog entry by susanfinlay

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... . We continued our walking visiting several temples, the most significant being Wat Xieng Thong, the first and most beautiful temple in Luang Prabang, dating back to the 16th century. This remains a working temple with a small group of monks and novices ...

Luang Prabang for a week, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang for a week

A travel blog entry by ellebee88

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My 30th Birthday!, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

My 30th Birthday!

A travel blog entry by komal_madar

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I had a lye in and breakfast at 11. As it was my Birthday I needed a day of pampering. I spent time doing my own little beauty regime and then headed to a spa called hibiscus. I got a hot stone massage. Foot massage and pedicure. It was really nice and I ...

What's Important, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

What's Important

A travel blog entry by oupaoumatravels

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... ; the Eiffel Tower with Kate and I. I'll be forever grateful for the forces that bought us together at that camp, and the friendships and memories born from our time in each others company. Reunion in SA whenever you guys are ready. Laos, we have ...

Massaas!?!, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Massaas!?!

A travel blog entry by melamarcel

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Ja, heute haben wir nach gescheitertem Plan A (Töffli mieten und in der Gegend rumheizen, aber um 11Uhr waren sämtliche Mofas der Stadt schon ausverkauft), den Rufen der Masseusen nachgegeben und uns einer laotischen Ganzkörpermassage ...

Elephant conservation center, Louang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Elephant conservation center

A travel blog entry by isaventure

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... de bus pour aller passer 3 jours dans ce centre qui essaie depuis un peu plus d'un an de sauvegarder les éléphants du Laos, pays qui est supposé être le pays des mille éléphants. J'avais vu un programme sur leur centre ...

24th December - Christmas Eve, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

24th December - Christmas Eve

A travel blog entry by samwebster95

23:30 - It hadn't really dawned on us that it is Christmas tomorrow until now, so we spent a lot of the day preparing for the big day tomorrow.. We went out and bought some beers to celebrate Christmas and also decided to get some Christmas hats to boost ...

19th December - Bloody Cock!, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

19th December - Bloody Cock!

A travel blog entry by samwebster95

23:00 - Got woken up at stupid o'clock today by the worlds most annoying cockerel! Had a longer walk around the town today, finding out where everything is. Booked in to do a two day kayak tour on Saturday (21st December) and found out some information ...

20th December - Cheap Eatings, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

20th December - Cheap Eatings

A travel blog entry by samwebster95

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... so much money and were craving sugar we thought we'd treat ourselves to a crepe/cake. We love the French for bringing their cuisine to Laos as it means we have other options to eat rather than rice and noodles! Going to bed early as we need to be up for ...

Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by charliebubbles

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What a way to start the day, breakfast being served to you on the balcony of our bungalows - mango & pineapple pancakes served with yogurt & a lovely mug of tea. Today we were all off on a 10km in the jungle to natural spring waterfall. Scott ...

Photos galore!, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Photos galore!

A travel blog entry by tracicope

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Just some photos that I have yet to upload due to spotty ...

Off to be a mahout for the day...., Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Off to be a mahout for the day....

A travel blog entry by charliebubbles

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... it was hilarious. Finally the girls calmed down, i swapped plaves with the mahout & we carried on with our stroll. After lunch we learnt Laos elephant commands for example: Pai pai - go, Toi - backwards, Ya ya - no, How - stop, as we were off to ride ...

Delightful day in Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Delightful day in Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by tonymylius

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... found myself back on the Mekong s sat for a breather, up another street and came across the Kings Temple, a place numerous kinks of Laos used to reside before it was turned into a museum, amazing to walk through and see how they lived and the gifts they ...

Spiritual cleansing, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Spiritual cleansing

A travel blog entry by heatherbelle

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... on their daily alms routes. The monks, ranging in age from about 6 to 25, walk in processions around the streets of Luang Prabang carrying their alms bowls. The townsfolk, mainly women it would seem (perhaps hoping to be blessed that they will reincarnate ...

First day in Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

First day in Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by hadleyandlaura

First day in luang prubang After getting very little sleep on the bus we arrived in Luang Prubang feeling groggy at 6.30am in the morning. Outside we had to haggle a bit for a tuk tuk ride, the tuk tuks here are jumbo sized compared to any other country ...

Loveable Laos, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Loveable Laos

A travel blog entry by lolataylor

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... Another new country full of surprises up its sleeve. I've been in Laos for 2 weeks now. The slow boat took us to Luang Prabang...Quite a little tourist hangout this town. It's a world heritage listed city due to its history and monumental sites. The ...

Day off in Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Day off in Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by annaramma

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... from our Laolao cocktail fun but we woken up early anyway and after a nice breakfast we headed off on a mission to get massages. Luang Prabang is a world heritage site and is a really beautiful city to walk around in but £3 massages won, it's too ...

Luang Prabang to Kiu Kachan, Louangphabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang to Kiu Kachan

A travel blog entry by annaramma

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... organ and a metronome to keep the time). I stuck my earplugs in and fell into a half sleep which lasted most of the night. Here is my favourite (allegedly) misogynistic Laos pop star on Youtube. ...

Loas, loas, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Loas

A travel blog entry by chris.vic2011

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... keep jai yen (cool heart) and control emotions in order to do good (in order to receive good). During our 3 night visit in Luang Prabang, we did a bicycle tour around the city, visited a 100m-high temple to watch the sunset (probably one of the most ...

Day 21: Cooking Laos Style, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Day 21: Cooking Laos Style

A travel blog entry by martin_tori

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... class comprised of three German men and two Chilean girls. After intros we were given a cook book with multiple Laos recipes, some specific to Luang Prabang. We were each asked to pick one that the group would cook and eat that day. Me being the only ...

On the road again, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

On the road again

A travel blog entry by sjoyce007

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Last night as we returned from dinner, we walked past a wedding celebration happening about 30 meters from our guest house. The road was blocked off with cones and about forty tables with chairs and umbrellas were set out in the road. Well dressed people ...

Day 22: Sick in Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Day 22: Sick in Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by martin_tori

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Marty woke up feeling a bit better, though like me, he still has a cold. We went out for a light breakfast and bumped into Dirk, one of the people we met in Huay Xai. Then we walked in search of a book store. Along the way, I started feeling sick to my ...

Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by trinelehmann

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... Prabang. Da vi ikke har planer om at tage til Vientiene kan jeg intet sige om den by, men jeg må give folk ret i at Luang Prabang er ret fantastisk. For ikke at tale om folk fra Laos - er så venlige og ikke så 'pushe' som cambodianere og ...

Monks, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Monks

A travel blog entry by susiejardine

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Up at 5.45 to see the monks collecting alms for breakfast! See ...

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