Travel Blogs from Luang Prabang, Laos

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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 ...

Chompet Hike, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Chompet Hike

A travel blog entry by jw.jm.travel

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... - All in all, we still walked for 3 hours, about 5 km, and were able to see the local side of Laos life. - The boat ride back to Luang Prabang was just as exciting at the first time, although it didnt have the smiles of all the local ladies. Just as ...

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 ...

22nd December - Kayaking Day 2, the Mekong, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

22nd December - Kayaking Day 2, the Mekong

A travel blog entry by samwebster95

... was a lot bigger and more open, even so we covered about 30km, making the total of our whole journey 50km, and arrived in Luang Prabang about 4pm. We dropped the gear back at the shop and walked back to the hostel looking very sun burnt. We stayed in for ...

Luang Prabang, at the end of the Nam Ou, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang, at the end of the Nam Ou

A travel blog entry by efopreis

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... past weeks, like Oudomxai and Luang Namtha where a lot of the passengers get out. We had expected that the road from Luang Prabang, the second city in Laos, would be one of the better ones but the opposite is true. This is the worst road we have seen so ...

Elephants in Laos, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Elephants in Laos

A travel blog entry by nnicolen

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Pai, Pai!! We had to keep shouting at our elephant to make her go. She was 45 years young and was not in a hurry to go anywhere. It was HOT of course and I wished the pace would pick up so we could have a bit of a breeze. We ambled down to the river ...

Luang Prabang, Laos, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang, Laos

A travel blog entry by colchar

... ready for yet again another long bus journey tomorrow. In the evening we went to a nice restaurant and had some local food, beef laap (local salad), aubergine with cheese and Luang Prabang buffalo sausage and washed it down with a few bottles of beer ...

Ock Pop Tok, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Ock Pop Tok

A travel blog entry by cleotup

... than a relax. Pulled and twisted into some interesting positions. Walked through the night market which wasn't overly busy then Luang Prabang Pizza where we shared a large BeerLao and Indocina pizza. Quite tasty. Watched carefully by an optimistic kitten ...

Leaving Thailand....Entering Laos, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Leaving Thailand....Entering Laos

A travel blog entry by mattandliz

... freaking out, but the flight over was un eventful even if the plane looked like someone had built it in their garage. Landing in Luang Prabang was the most beautiful thing that we've seen so far. Nestled in the mountains, we banked around to land and ...

Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by tmerrien

Got up around 10am and went to a cafe, sat down and asked for the menu, only to be told that they only serve papaya salad. Not wanting to appear foolish I said that's fine and ordered a spicy one for 10,000 kip. Papya salad a is a dished grated papaya, ...

Laos: our first anniversary and yummy French food, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Laos: our first anniversary and yummy French food

A travel blog entry by foys_on_tour

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... picked wrong in hindsight, after all, who doesn't love a disco pub? We disembarked (yes I know my nautical terminology) at Luang Prabang which turned out to be our favourite place in Laos. It is gorgeous, filled with old colonial French villas and ...

Waterfalls, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Waterfalls

A travel blog entry by ssc_sam

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I was supposed to leave Luang Prabang today and head north, however, there is a lot to do here and I missed a day on arrival as my flight had been postponed from Vietnam. So I am staying another night and Lydia and I are going to visit Kuang Si Falls, ...

Day 14 (Lunag Prabang), Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Day 14 (Lunag Prabang)

A travel blog entry by roshansood

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... we arrived in Laos you could just pick your bag off the aeroplane and had straight over to passport control- it was like a bus! The Laos immigration is an absolute shambles. They charged $35 for a visa, a $1 service fee and a $1 fee to scan your ...

Going to breakfast in Vientiane, Laos, Vientiane, Laos, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Going to breakfast in Vientiane, Laos

A travel blog entry by marionkruger

Vientiane is the capital city of the Peoples Democratic Republic of Laos, commonly known as Laos. The correct name is Lao but the French colonisers of the country many years ago made a mistake in the name and spelled it ...

A very Buddhist day, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

A very Buddhist day

A travel blog entry by lizannlogan

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... monks give half of the contents of their bowls to small ragged children and keep half themselves. After breakfast we did a walking your of Luang Prabang. It is such a pretty city. We visited the food market which was the most exotic I have ever seen. The ...

Bowling!, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Bowling!

A travel blog entry by tmerrien

Got up and hung around the Guesthouse before getting a breakfast bagel and a cup of tea at Pilgrim's cafe. At around noon I met up with Anisha and we went to hire some bikes and ride around the town. The main objective was to get food and for Anisha to ...

I don't fucking want any fucking tomato!, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

I don't fucking want any fucking tomato!

A travel blog entry by tmerrien

... (I downloaded an app to allow me to test connection speed on the iPad) suffice to say wifi is rubbish everywhere in Laos so far, not surprising really, considering that a modern telecoms system must be a lot more complicated to organise than a crunchy ...

Blogging, now with 200% swear words extra free!, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Blogging, now with 200% swear words extra free!

A travel blog entry by tmerrien

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Can't remember what I did in the day though regular readers will understand that's because I am doing sod all of interest. For the sake of argument I sat around the guesthouse reading my book or some shit. by way of compensation I have decided to spice ...

Day 18: Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Day 18: Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by martin_tori

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... the boys peeing. Seriously, it was awful. Anyways neither of us got very much sleep and so we exhausted when we arrived in Luang Prabang. Don and Chris, our two friends, joined us for breakfast at a cafe. We also bumped into another friend we had met in ...

Waterfalls and deep fried frogs, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Waterfalls and deep fried frogs

A travel blog entry by beckie268

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... , we treated ourselves to our most expensive meal since being out here. The restaurant was called L'Elephant and was a French/Laos restaurant. The Beaujolais villages wine was lush and we opted for the Laos tasting menu, where we got several small ...

Day 5 & 6, Luang Prabang, Laos travel blog

Day 5 & 6

A travel blog entry by rileyandmolly

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... and go to the airport. Navigating Bangkok airport is easy enough and soon we were on our way to Luang Prabang, Laos. The international airport at Luang Prabang is incredibly small. Visa application, customs, luggage collection and taxi service all in the ...

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