Thawee Guest House

216-17 Hengboun Road, Vientiane, Lao Peoples Dem Rep | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Vientiane

First Curfew Since...

A travel blog entry by lj.oz on Oct 08, 2013

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Day 588 Vientiane and Laos have been a bit of a surprise. With a land mass comparable to Vietnam and barely bigger than Cambodia the population of 6.5 million is very small. The capital only has 225 thousand people. The main rural roads and city streets are in surprisingly good condition. This is also one of the better places for traffic.

Some fears, tears and everything in between

A travel blog entry by darlingandres

... that were foreigners and nobody spoke english. The road to hue were full of dust, construction and bumps after bumps. There was very little aircon in the mini bus so the windows were wide open for all of us to breath in all that dust for 4.5hrs. The people on the bus were nice and smiled and eventually we arrived in Hue. The driver even helped us get a taxi to our hotel.

Once we arrived in Phang Nha hotel we were pleasantly greeted by the ...

Last fill of Baguettes and Bowling

A travel blog entry by sarahdoug96

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... of Hanoi. Our hostel was an old building (looks very thin from the front as in Vietnam they tax buildings on how thick/thin they are on the front elevation) but our room was really good (despite the need for a dozen light switches!). We had 2 double beds and even a large bath. We dropped our stuff off and headed round the corner for a late tea of Beef Pho (Vietnamese speciality of Beef noodle soup) and some really good crab spring rolls (in rice paper). We then headed back to the ...

Buddha Park

A travel blog entry by kriso80

... s eye view of the entire Xieng Kuan Park. Buddha Park Highlights It was built in 1958 by Luang Pu Bunleua Sulilat, a monk who studied both Buddhism and Hinduism. This explains why his park is full not only of Buddha images but also of Hindu gods as well as demons and animals from both beliefs. The most outstanding ones include Indra, the king of Hindu gods riding the three-headed elephant (aka Erawan and ...

Slow travel to Singapore

A travel blog entry by sueblueginger

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... the second world war. After decades of civil war the Lao people gained independence in 1975 and established the Lao People's Democratic Republic. Many of the exhibits in this last hall comprised of faded photographs of revolutionaries, literally curling at the edges. It was all very dark. A Western guilt hung around our shoulders as we made our exit, but soon cheered up as we hit the late afternoon sun.


We had dinner in a restaurant run by ...

Location

This hotel, located on 216-17 Hengboun Road, Vientiane, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThawee Guest House Vientiane

    Reviewed by lj.oz

    Average

    Reviewed Oct 8, 2013
    by (20 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    Not too bad. It's a little out of the downtown but only a two minute walk to the riverfront. The room was clean but a bit outdated.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Thawee Guest House Vientiane

    3.00 of 5 stars Good

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