Travel Blogs from Luang Prabang, Laos

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Scenery, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Scenery

A travel blog entry by orangesky_

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Today I realized just how amazing it is to be in Southeast Asia. Traveling through Laos from Luang to Vang Vien was the most breathtaking drive I've ever taken. The five hours flew by as I watched the jungle and mountains unfold before my eyes. As the ...

Beaten But Not Bruised, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Beaten But Not Bruised

A travel blog entry by orangesky_

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I had the most painful albeit the best massage ever yesterday. Keep in mind this is only the second massage I've had in my life, but still. Little Lao women are strong! They stretched, bended and prodded me, hit, smacked and kneaded me and all in the ...

Pervy Geckos and Clean Windows, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Pervy Geckos and Clean Windows

A travel blog entry by orangesky_

... as I answered his questions... The night ended after dinner when I saw my favourite kind of oreo's (there are many here in Laos) and proceeded to walk with great haste and excitement into a very clean window. Needless to say I gave the store lady and ...

Oh wow, we're in Laos!, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Oh wow, we're in Laos!

A travel blog entry by carolton

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We arrived in Laos and checked into to our guest house and spent the afternoon walking around the quaint and lovely town. This town, unlike other SE Asian towns we have seen was very pretty, clean and organized. It was very small, consisting of pretty ...

Waterfall and bears, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Waterfall and bears

A travel blog entry by kayleyskipworth

Went to the water fall Saw the brown bear santancy Bens birthday Meal out cooking our own food in pot Aussie bar Me and Ella swapping rooms with Alex and ...

Boat trip, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Boat trip

A travel blog entry by kayleyskipworth

Left at 6 Arrived at hill top village at 5 Walk around village - bent ankle long painful healing massage Eat dinner in chiefs house Gave children sweets Chicken head game Bed time in chiefs ...

Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by jackmclellan13

... after a 9 hour boat journey lol. This is the norm in SE Asia so you soon learn to deal with it. We headed into Luang Prabang and You can really see the French influence as they rules Indochina for many years. They have patisseries & a lot of French ...

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 ...

Laos’s Majestic Cascading Kuang Si Waterfall, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Laos’s Majestic Cascading Kuang Si Waterfall

A travel blog entry by jw.jm.travel

Approximately 30km and a 45 minute tuk-tuk ride from Luang Prabang are the majestic cascading Kuang Si Waterfalls. These waterfalls are a beautiful connecting series of pools, many of which you can swim in, which all stem from a ginormous waterfall. ...

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 ...

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