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Photos: En route vers le sud... du Laos!

LAOS | Tue, 23 Feb 2016 | By finally | Photo Gallery

LUANG PRABANG Luang Prabang, la capitale "culturelle" du Laos et également ancienne capitale qui abrita le grand (luang) Bouddha d’Or (prabang, statue d’or sacrée). La vieille ville de Luang Prabang baignée par les fleuves Nam Kane et Mékong, a été classée ... Read more >
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Tags: luang prabang, vang vieng, vientiane

Laos After Dark

LAOS | Tue, 31 Mar 2015 | By wtarmstrong | Views [616]

I’ve been mispronouncing Laos my entire life. It wasn’t until I started researching the country as a possible destination for this trip that I learned, it’s Laos like Cow, not Laos like Mouse. Turns out there were many things I didn’... Read more >

Tags: bridge, elephants, food, french, laos, luang prabang, mekong, monks, temples

Luang Prabang

LAOS | Mon, 19 May 2014 | By miguel_rubi | Views [320]

Según las guías de viaje, uno de los trayectos más bonitos e inolvidables que puedes hacer en el Sureste Asiático es el viaje en bote desde Nong Khiaw hasta Luang Prabang. La triste noticia del 2014: este trayecto no se puede ... Read more >

Tags: luang prabang, tat kuang si

Rivers: tubes, elephants and waterfalls.

LAOS | Tue, 12 Nov 2013 | By rutha90 | Views [1749]

From Vientiane, I travelled on an EXTREMELY packed full minivan up to Vang Vieng. Now, it's really only famous in the backpacker scene for one thing. Tubing. Along the river. Between bars. Actually, it used to be completely crazy with about 48 bars ... Read more >

Tags: elephants, khuangsi waterfall, luang prabang, tubing, vang vieng, waterfall

Photos: My Scholarship Entry: Slow Living on the Mekong

LAOS | Wed, 3 Jul 2013 | By justintreadwell | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

As I child I was happiest surrounded by piles of National Geographic magazines, vicariously discovering exotic places through the eyes of the society's skilled photographers. Grown up and travelling myself, I have even more respect for the skill it takes ... Read more >
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Tags: laos, luang prabang, mekong, people, travel photography scholarship 2013

Peace Out Chiang Mai and Rai, Good Afternoon Lao.

THAILAND | Tue, 7 May 2013 | By gsewake | Views [954]

From Ban Krut to Chiang Mai the train takes all of 24hrs or so. Moving across most of Thailand north to south the landscape changes from lush flat rice paddy fields to mountainous jungle and small valleys.  Arrival, Chiang Mai, the former royal ... Read more >

Tags: bamboo nest, bus, chiang mai, chiang rai, golden triangle, houayxai, laos, luang prabang, thailand, wat

Belated Laos Recap: Best and Worst

LAOS | Fri, 26 Apr 2013 | By gsewake | Views [1240]

This posting isn't really a true reflection of Laos since we only visited three towns while we were there.  All-in-all we spent about three weeks in the country and only explored a small portion of the north and northeast. We hope to see some of ... Read more >

Tags: best, food, humbling, laos, luang prabang, nong khiaw, phonsavan, tasty, travel, worst

Lunar New Year x2: Bangkok and Luang Prabang

THAILAND | Thu, 18 Apr 2013 | By gsewake | Views [617]

Rewind to Thursday, 11 April 2013, one day before Lao Lunar New Year celebrations begin in Luang Prabang; we find some cheap tickets to Bangkok from Luang Prabang and jump on them. We leave on Monday. Friday the 12th we celebrate our monthly anniversary ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, ceviche, luang prabang, lunar new year, party, songkran, water fight

On Lao Time

LAOS | Sat, 6 Apr 2013 | By gsewake | Views [725]

We have only been in Laos for a little over a week, but we are already feeling our pace slowing. The Lao are famous for their chill attitude towards timetables, work, and life in general, and after busy and demanding Vietnam its a nice change of pace.... Read more >

Tags: chill, hammock, laos, luang prabang, mekong, sightseeing

Luang Prabang, Laos

LAOS | Wed, 28 Nov 2012 | By sglass | Views [4844] | Comments [1]

Welcome to Laos! The Land of a Thousand Elephants! Making new friends in Laos! Here's a little background for those of you who (like us before this trip) know nothing about Laos. 1. Laos is the only land-locked country in Southeast Asia, with ... Read more >

Tags: elephants, hill tribe, hmong, kayak, kuang si, laos, luang prabang, tad-se, trekking, waterfalls

Photos: Luang Prabang, Laos

LAOS | Tue, 27 Nov 2012 | By sglass | Photo Gallery

Our first stop in Laos is also one of the highlights of our trip!
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Tags: ecotrail, elephant, hill tribe, laos, luang prabang, temple, waterfall

Sawadee aus Thailand, Laos, Cambodia

CAMBODIA | Sat, 14 Jul 2012 | By whereislinda | Views [478]

Sawadee Freunde der Sonne, Viele Gruesse aus Cambodia. Jetzt sitz ich nach 3 Wochen mal wieder hinterm PC und merke wieder wie sehr ich die Arbeit NICHT vermisse. Schon so viele Dinge sind passiert und vergangen... Da wirds mal wieder Zeit. Am 27. ... Read more >

Tags: backpacker, backpacking, cambodia, chaing mai, laos, luang prabang, thailand, viang vieng

Luang Prabang a Love Story

LAOS | Sat, 16 Apr 2011 | By mpreece7 | Views [980]

Have you ever arrived somewhere and immediately gone "YES YES! I LOVE THIS PLACE!" and actually meant it? I hadn’t. Sure I have left a place thinking "Nooooo I don’t want to go :(" But never has a place captivated me the way that ... Read more >

Tags: beautiful, laos, luang prabang, new years

This Means War

LAOS | Fri, 15 Apr 2011 | By mpreece7 | Views [581]

One must be on their guard at all times while walking or driving around Luang Prabang during the month of April. There’s a war going on between the residents of this sleepy city and it’s easy for a traveler to get caught up in the epic fight.... Read more >

Tags: battle, celebration, fun, laos, luang prabang, new years, water fights

True Travel Tales - In the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time

LAOS | Mon, 21 Feb 2011 | By true-claims-stories | Views [3201] | Comments [1]

What happened? Tell us your tale. We arrived in Vang Vieng, Laos excited to see what all the “In the Tubing” fuss was about, anxious to get in the river and get the tubing underway. We jumped in the river with our tubes and paddled to the first ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, backpacking, drinking, laos, luang prabang, partying, southeast asia, swimming, terrifying travel tales, vang vieng

Its all just fab-Laos..!!

LAOS | Sun, 21 Feb 2010 | By thebigtrip | Views [2079]

So we made it to Laos alive. I have to say that I have a slight fear of flying but after that journey I am now a true believer in the fact that your far more likely to be killed on the road than on a plane… esp. on the roads around here. Its all part ... Read more >

Tags: luang prabang, tubing, vientaine, waterfalls

Rivers and Waterfalls

LAOS | Thu, 21 Jan 2010 | By harts | Views [1042] | Comments [3]

I left Chiang Mai a couple of days ago now. But the last time I posted was four days ago so I'll start from where I left off. The last night we were in Chiang Mai we went out for supper with the locals Kurt met. They came by our guest house to pick ... Read more >

Tags: chiang mai, laos, luang prabang, thailand

The Mission 10.

PHILIPPINES | Wed, 30 Dec 2009 | By dondealban | Views [1090]

Rina was sweet enough to give me a list of things to do while on this two-week solo trip starting from Vietnam through Laos and ending in Thailand. Dubbed the Mission 10, she came up with the list to keep me out of my comfort zones and routines while ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, hanoi, laos, luang prabang, travel, vietnam

Laos over de Mighty Mekong

NETHERLANDS | Thu, 17 Dec 2009 | By supercozi | Views [1138] | Comments [5]

Op dit moment zit ik Laos, in Luang Prabang om precies te zijn. Voor me een heerlijk kopje sterke koffie. Over de straat kuieren Laotianen, monniken, toeristen. Alles gaat hier een versnelling lager. Dat geeft een heerlijk gevoel. Je hoeft niets en ... Read more >

Tags: cruise, fair trade, laos, luang prabang, mekong, weven

Im Frühtau zum Tempel wir ziehen ...

THAILAND | Sat, 7 Nov 2009 | By lukas_patricia | Views [606]

Um 5:30h klingelt der Wecker und wir machen uns abmarschbereit. Ungefrühstückt sind wir gegen 6:15h vor dem Hotel, wo ein Teil der Reisegruppe schon losgezogen ist. Im Morgengrauen versammeln sich alle Mönche der Stadt und ziehen zu ihrem jeweiligen ... Read more >

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