Auberge Phouphadeng

Xiengkhouang, Phonsavan, Lao Peoples Dem Rep | Hotel
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Laos - Plain of Jars

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

63

... of the Northern Annamite Mountains. Situated on a plateau, clusters of 100 to 400 jars are found nestled on sloping plains and mountainsides.

Before we took off we bought tickets from Luang Prabang to Phonsavan (the closest city to the Plain of Jars) that cost us LAK 125,000 per person. They picked us up from or hotel at 8.30 and brought us to the minibus station where we had to change. We got on another minibus and departed again at about 9.30. The journey lasted approx. ...

The most bombed country in the world.

A travel blog entry by almightyg73

9

... behind and rolling farm land unfolded before us. Beautiful rice fields that stretched for miles with farmers going about their daily business. Eventually we rolled into the small bus station at Phonsavan and were greeted by the usual van drivers all with some friends guesthouse that they knew about. We hadn't done any reading about where to stay there so we hopped into a van along with Sophie and Gavin and headed to this dudes place. At the least it would be a free lift to ...

Phonsavan, Laos

A travel blog entry by shayles

14

... mountains and rolling hills used for grazing cattle. Every time we pass a river I spot kids playing or bathing in them. What a life for a kid! When the village doesn't have a river (ie on the sides of mountains) then you will pass kids standing under a tap on the side of the road, naked, laughing as they play under the water together.

It's a relief to get to town and refresh. It’s not a particularly touristy (western) town and most locals do ...

Phonsavan and the Plain of Jars

A travel blog entry by carrhaughan

11

... to land a bomber when it’s full. This whole episode is known as the Secret War, as nobody knew this was happening to Laos (after all, Laos was an ally of the USA!) The biggest problem now is that around a third of those bombs (or constituent parts, the nicely-non-discriminating cluster bombs) didn’t explode on impact, meaning that Laos has been left with a legacy of more than 80 million unexploded ordnance (UXO) within its borders (the vast majority ...

The Most Bombed Country in The World

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn

15

... the bombs across the country. He said when explosions occur Monday-Friday, it's likely MAG doing their work, but if we hear an explosion on the weekend, it's likely an animal who set off a bomb or worse, a person.

Next up, we headed to an area that has many large craters from being hit with bombs weighing up to 2 tons. Tey explained that along with all the bombs, the US also dropped a large amount of Agent Orange, an extremely harmful chemical, all over the area to kill ...

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