The Boat Landing Guest House

Luang Namtha, Lao Peoples Dem Rep | Hotel
Prices starting from $20.00

Travel Blogs from Luang Namtha

A Story of the Jungle, Villages, and LEECHES

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn


... the Hill Tribe Museum in Chiang Rai. There are many small bamboo homes scattered around the dirt roads and pigs and roosters running around free everywhere. Unlike the "human zoo" villages we read about being in Chiang Rai, we were the ones being stared at here. Many of the children would say "sabaidii" (hello) to us and when we responded they would run away giggling. Zouk told us a bit about the village and the Akha people who live there. He explained that in Laos, people ...

Our 100th post - Our Utmost Gratitude

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn


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The list really does go on and on. We've had countless memories and experiences to this point, yet when we recount the highlights of our journey, the majority of them have to do with the kindness of others.

For that, we are eternally grateful.

If you're reading this and are someone who has enhanced our journey in some way to this point, THANK YOU. We appreciate you more than you know.


Trekking and Akha Homestay

A travel blog entry by willandamy


... though they had someone stay most nights. When we left the village a local guy came along as a guide for a while. He passed through the gates but we had to walk around them. These gates are also sacred and cannot be touched, they are there to keep evil spirits of the jungle out of the village. The village is next to a rubber plantation which is owned by a Chinese company but I think the villagers may help to look after it. We walked through this for a while before we were back ...

Valentines jungle times!

A travel blog entry by regal_tang


... provide the entertainment. They asked if we had any pens (which ZoŽ grudgingly distributed) and paper (I gave them a dog-eared Hong Kong map from the depths of my bag) and began writing their names in a beautiful curling script that we assume was Laos. When the name writing was finished, they moved on the origami, tearing the map into equal portions from which they made paper aeroplanes. When interest in the offering diminished, they began to take interest in my camera (which they ...

Leeches and Ligaments

A travel blog entry by selenaolson


... soup and boiled food. Hey if you ever want to get rid of that outdated furniture, it tastes a bit like cauliflower. The chief of the village joined us and brought along some Lao Lao which is their Whiskey and tasted as bad as one could imagine but obligation was required and even Terry who doesn't drink indulged. After that was the free massage performed by the young girls of the village. Have you ever been **** kicked by a wild pack of ten year olds in costume. I ...

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