Khamphone Guest House
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Kellyandbrendan stayed here on Jan 6, 2013 during their trip titled: Kellyandbrendan's Great Adventure.
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We eventually arrived into Vang Vieng 6 hours and 52 minutes after we had set off, meaning that Andy was the biggest loser. Youp's guess was the closest, and despite some protests from Kim (who was a close second place), he was the proud winner of a bottle of Laos whisky and 2 cans of coke (yuck!). We checked into the Khamphone guesthouse, and went …
As usual, our journey to Vang Vieng was in a very cramped mini van. Somehow (again as usual), all the short people had bagged the seats with the leg room so myself, Mark and a very chatty Dutch guy called Michel all squeezed into seats with about half an inch of legroom for the 4 hour journey.
We and Michel decided to check into the same …
Par chance cette nuit en me reveillant j'ai fouille mes poches pour
savoir ce que j'avais fait, et j'ai trouve un papier disant que j'ai un
minibus a 8h30 ce matin.. Je me leve encore bourre, la guele dans le
cul, et deprime... Me prepare, monte dans le minibus et ne parle a
personne. Nous arretons vite fait dans un village …
How has this hotel rated in the past?
We stayed at Amphone Guesthouse, right near all the action (cafes that sell everything, bars that ride above the law) and it was excellent value-for-money after the boutique prices of Luang Prabang. For 50,000 LAK I had a double bed, inside shower-and-toilet, WiFi; and there were bars on the window. It felt safe, was super-cheap, and near-luxury accommodation! (One of the guys in our group accidentally broke an old run-down coffee table, and the wife of the couple that run the place insisted he give her $45 US to 'fix' it - but I had no such problems.)
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