Vieng Thong

Vieng Thong, Lao Peoples Dem Rep

Travel Blogs from Vieng Thong

Vieng Thong Travel Blogs (67)
A History Lesson in Understanding, Sam Neua/Vieng Xai, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

A History Lesson in Understanding

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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... to walk along the path as there is still a chance of unexploded underground bombs in the area. When visiting the caves of Vieng Xai, where the communist leaders lived for six years during the war, the harsh reality of the bombs became even more ...

Pathet Lao

Pathet Lao's old hideouts

A travel blog entry by jessnel

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... limestone cliffs as the backdrop. In these limestone cliffs, there were hundreds of caves, both natural and artificial, used by Pathet Lao in Vieng Xai during the war. Only four of the most impresive ones, used by the leaders of Pathet Laos, were open ...

A Disappointing and Frustrating Day, Xam Nua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

A Disappointing and Frustrating Day

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... that didn't appear like we were a massive imposition on their day. We went out that morning at 9am, having been told that buses to Vieng Xai ran every hour. We sought a tuktuk who immediately tried to rip us off saying it would be 30,000 just to the bus ...

Phonsavan to Sam Neua, Xam Nua, Lao Peoples Dem Rep travel blog

Phonsavan to Sam Neua

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... either and I need the toilet, so does Angela, and the israel lady. I went to the front of the bus and asked in my best Thai (Lao and Thai are the same) if we were stopping because I needed the toilet, he understood and after a little bit he found a bit of ...