The River Resort

Ban Phaphinnoy, Champasak, Champasak, Lao Peoples Dem Rep | Hotel
Prices starting from $57.00

Travel Blogs from Champasak

Vat Phu Proposal!

A travel blog entry by nickwheatley


... spot that was just as beautiful with a view of the ruins on the mountainside. He again started setting up his tripod to take more photos of us and I was thinking “holy poo Nick, we have enough couples photos!” Turns out he was nervous and stalling but finally did manage to get down on one knee and ask me to “go ring shopping with him and then marry him”. After clarifying several times that this was not one of the fake ...

Wat Phu

A travel blog entry by kriso80

... Buddhism replaced Hinduism in Laos in the mid 13th century. There is an altar at the front section of its sanctuary featuring four big Buddha images with more Buddha images around the ruins. If you visit Wat Phu on the full moon of the third lunar month (usually in February), you will come across the temple's biggest annual festival with many impressive ceremonies and fun activities going on during ...

Buddhist festivals and 4000 islands on the Mekong

A travel blog entry by thomasworldtour


... going really well until about 5k in when Claire's pedal sheared off the bike. Several repairs involving hair bands, wire and penknives all failed and after trying to cycle with one pedal (not easy) we happened to pass a motorbike repair man and for $1 he welded it back on. When we got to the temple we wandered around and discovered that the festival was a huge fair, with hundreds of stalls selling food and handicrafts. After a Lao sandwich we headed through ...

Laos - Pakse and 4,000 Islands

A travel blog entry by sallyram


... but what was much more surprising was that 'Mr Chicken' then proceeded to take this chicken on all the ziplines etc. He told us the chicken was for fighting and indeed a cock fight did ensue when we got to the local village before the jungle trek began. I think it won but clearly I was not eager to be anywhere near. In the evening he gave the chicken some drops ('roids?) for "extra power". I suppose there are probably no anti-doping regulations in ...

Blueprint For Greatness

A travel blog entry by lj.oz


... guesthouse we came to in the one street village. We rented a moto from the guesthouse and were off to see the only reason we made this stop, Wat Phou. This Khmer style temple built high into the side of a mountain is said to be the blueprint for the beauty that is Cambodia's Angkor Wat. It was amazing. Lush green surrounded it everywhere. We walked up the walkway lined by weather worn pillars. At the base of the mountain on either side ...

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This hotel, located on Ban Phaphinnoy, Champasak, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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