Xieng Mouane Guest House

Xatikhoumman Road, Luang Prabang, Lao Peoples Dem Rep | Hotel
Prices starting from $34.00
 

Travel Blogs from Luang Prabang

Arrival and first impressions of Laos

A travel blog entry by g2lumi

2

... random Lao restaurant on the banks of the Mekong river to eat. It was cheap and pretty mediocre, but by this point, we've learned to expect that if we don't care to pick a well-reviewed place to eat. The atmosphere was entertaining at least! Distant lights from boats floated down the dark river, and cats brawled under the tables around our feet. We called it an early night and crashed in the hotel around 10 pm local time. I have to say - from the first short ...

Laos II

A travel blog entry by henryghevans

... Tats of cats, cherries, crosses, quotations (on one Geordie's arm I saw The Last Supper). Necks inkflecked, bedecked and even occasional faces defaced. Two skinny pockmarked Polish guys prattled loudly at the back, permed piratical mops on top, spotted rotting skins needlepierced and needlepainted, one armed with a guitar. We got off this bus at Pakse then onto our overnight one. This journey was no fun; we all swarmed, stunted, slowly (claustrophobic) through a crawlspace ...

Loving Life in Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn

2
29

... from those villages can weave and then sell their finished products as a way to generate income. We walked all the way up more than 300 steps to see a temple, buddhas, and a terrific view of the city. We spent a morning at an awesome waterfall, had a massage, drank lots of Beerlao, visited the Night Market daily (but didn't buy anything - typical us!), and became regulars at a sandwich stall (lunch) and a local restaurant ...

Luang Prabang

A travel blog entry by daveandjenna

24

... as Luang Prabang. Water is used as a blessing, and traditionally, individuals are supposed to wish others a 'Sabadiee Pi Mi' before pouring water over their head, symbolising the washing away of sins committed over the previous year. Nowadays however, buckets of water and water guns are used to celebrate in a far more boisterous manner. In town, we were dropped by the market and immediately set upon my the touts we thought we'd left at the boat station. After being offered ...

Lovely Laos

A travel blog entry by david-victoria

1
31

... A small ball of rice was then put into each of the monks pots. The ceremony is a very important part of the daily life for both monks and local people. The alms giver must be positioned lower than the monk and they must not speak to, make eye contact with or touch the monk. The monks in varying size groups passed by, each of them receiving the alms, over a period of about 20 minutes. The alms they receive provide the monks with their food for the day. We found it ...

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This hotel, located on Xatikhoumman Road, Luang Prabang, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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