Rashmi's Plaza Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRashmi's Plaza Hotel Vientiane
Comfortable beds,large rooms and helpful staff.
Only downside,Out of the centre but shuttles every 2hours in and out
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... tracks to get to the Buddha park a few km's outside of Vientiane, Buddha park is beautiful and it is really striking to see so many Buddha statues in one place all beautifully crafted and intricately carved. Last time I gave Imogen a lift it was on my giant, this time I upgraded and gave her a lift on my scooter :)! We spent a lovely night at the night market in Vientiane where we were free to look around without being hassled - it is a far cry from Vietnam! All ...
... The markets
are set up to help educate and inform consumers about organic production systems
in Laos, and on the benefits consuming organic products. The farms producing the
vegetables for these markets are certificated as organic by the MAF.
organic vegetable market in Vientiane, Laos is open from 6 am to 12 noon on
Saturdays and Wednesdays.
So after the long road in, with multiple stops, we finally got off the sleeper bus at 9am, 13 hours after getting on. We bartered with a tuk tuk and got a good price into town and to our hotel. We have free breakfast here! The roads were terrible across town and we thought the tuk tuk's wheels might fall off. We could see the French influence here immediately, it was more evident than in Luang Prabang. We had to wait a while, being so early, before we could check in. ...
... monster but the inside of the roof was very pretty and the views from the top were impressive. Last stop was the Pha That Luang temples which were, as always, really ornate and attractive. That afternoon we had a coach trip to Vang Vieng where we would meet up with David.
Jonathan in Vientiane - he saw the bottom of the toilet bowl a few times...
We arrived in Vang Vieng and after a quick stop at the hospital for Jonathan (nothing to worry about.. allergic reaction ...
I have no idea whether Vientiane is the world's smallest capital (it's not, by the way, I checked, not even close but I'm not going to let a small matter like facts get in the way of the impression I am trying to conjure for you) but it certainly feels like it. It's not nearly as pretty as its northern counterpart, Luang Prabang, but it has a certain charm; I am pleasantly surprised after hearing fairly damning reports from other travellers. It's very different ...