Auberge Phouphadeng

Xiengkhouang, Phonsavan, Lao Peoples Dem Rep | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Phonsavan

The Plain Of Jars

A travel blog entry by kriso80

The Plain Of Jars (Xieng Khouang ) - The Plain of Jars is considered the most distinctive and enigmatic of all Laos attractions. The large area around Phonsavan, the main city of Xieng Khouang Province is dotted with stone jars but no one has a clear idea as to why they are there. The mysterious jars were carved from both sandstone and granite in various sizes from very small to about 3.5 metres high and are thought to ...

The plain of Jars

A travel blog entry by luciecox

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... Bus stations are now being built a few kilometres outside the cities tourists come to visit, forcing them to rely on a tuk tuk to complete the journey. We are adamant that we won't get onto one of those so we walk every time (between 1 and 3 km but with our bags and having to stop to check the map every so often it is painful) but it is frustrating to see that the bus could totally stop in the city centre, which ...

On to Phonsavan

A travel blog entry by skeetstravel

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... s got wings we eat it, apart from aeroplanes. Not sure if this was a necessity of the war. He explained in detail how the catch migrating swallows, take the feathers and beak off, cook and eat them with sticky rice including the poo which gave them real flavour. We thought two of our travelling companions, vegetarians were going to feint. On the way back we visit Whiskey Village. Basically a tatty house, we are looking for the factory. There is a run down shed with ...

Plain of Jars (Vlakte der Kruiken)

A travel blog entry by hilde

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... met uitzicht. En rijden naar de plain of jars. In de laatste 5 eeuwen voor onze jaartelling hadden de mensen hier een hoogst bizarre vorm om de overledenen ter aarde te bestellen.

Is iemand gegaan, dan zoeken ze een rotssteen uit die langer en breder is dan betrokkene. Ze kappen er een mooie holle kruik uit, en voorzien deze van een minimaal versierd deksel. En dan kunnen ze de begrafenis regelen. Niemand kan zeggen hoe rap die ...

The Stranger in my Bed (Laos)

A travel blog entry by usatexan

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... bomb fragments are melted down by a local and made into jewelry and silverware. It was something to watch him work, melting the bomb parts into liquid. I would have bought a set of the spoons, except for the fact I cannot add things to my backpack load. The locals have 'made lemons into lemonade' by using the war remnants in their daily lives. Material from the bombs are used as building materials. Shells are used in business and home decorations in the town of Phonsavan, ...

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