Travel Blogs from Luang Prabang
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Luang Prabang was van de 12de eeuw tot de komst van de Fransen de hoofdstad van een koninkrijk gelegen diep in het bergachtige binnenland van Indochina. Hier mondt de Nam Khan rivier in een vruchtbare vallei …
... on the side of the road crying because it was so scary. I got over it because I used to drive mopeds around as a kid, but I don't see this going well for Christine having zero experience. The manager walks up and tells Christine she can't go because she has no experience. She gets upset and says she is willing to pay for any damages and that she wants her own bike. They argue a little but give in. A guy is giving her a crash course in riding. They start it up and she takes off ...
... a quick trip down the Nam Kham River to a rather dry waterfall. Once back at elephant camp we hopped in a basket on the top of one of the adults and crossed the river and back in an one hour trek, admittedly in the pouring rain, but absolutely hilarious fun, with both of us taking a turn to "drive". After all the trekking we then had the most fun as it was bath time for the elephants. Each with our own elephant and a scrubbing brush we strolled down to the river ...
... two bridges by foot, both with beautiful views of the river banks and the jungle that occupies them. I encountered a little village. I stopped for coffee and had a two hour conversation with an Aussie couple, both of whom quit their jobs and are traveling the world. I stopped in a store and read a book laying on the table of Laos' history. I stopped in a school and local NGO and met incredibly friendly Laos people. I got all-you-can-eat noodles and Lao cuisine ...
... had a pedicure. It cost about £4 for my manicure and pedicure... Bargain! That night we went and had the worst street food I think we've had so far on our trip. For 10,000 kip (74p) we had a cold vegetarian buffet, which consisted of rice, noodles, cold veg and pasta. I guess you get what you pay for!! On our last day we just spent the day relaxing before our bus to Vietnam at 6pm. We were building ourselves up for the 24hour bus journey and really not looking forward to it. Kuap-Jai for ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHaysoke Hotel Luang Prabang
224/PB Phouvao Road, Banphabath Tai, Luang Prabang
tel: +856 71 212 278, fax: +856 71 254499
Prijs: 40$ (= 320.000 kip = 30€)/2-persoonskamer
Chinese uitbaters, vriendelijk, Engels niet perfect maar behelpen zich.
Kamer is ruim en netjes, eigen badkamer met goede douche. TV, koelkast met minibar, airco. Ontbijt (lekker) inbegrepen. Gratis wifi.
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