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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

Vang Vieng, después del caos

LAOS | Sat, 31 May 2014 | By miguel_rubi | Views [607]

Llegamos a la que un día fue "la Meca de los mochileros", y una parada indiscutible en la "Banana Pancake Trail", sólo que ahora este pequeño poblado en Laos está más tranquilo, y casi en quiebra... Hasta hace menos ... Read more >

Tags: laos, tubing, vang vieng

Rivers: tubes, elephants and waterfalls.

LAOS | Tue, 12 Nov 2013 | By rutha90 | Views [1563]

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

Vang Vieng and Vientiane, Laos

LAOS | Sat, 1 Dec 2012 | By sglass | Views [1118]

After such a wonderful time in Luang Prabang, we were excited to explore some other cities in Laos. Namely, Vang Vieng and the capital, Vientiane. Turns out Laos is a bit of a mixed bag. In contrast to picture-perfect Luang Prabang (LP), which feels ... Read more >

Tags: laos, patuxai, pha that luang, tubing, vang vieng, vientiane

Photos: Vang Vieng and Vientiane, Laos

LAOS | Thu, 29 Nov 2012 | By sglass | Photo Gallery

We visit the tubing capital of SE Asia, and then the actual capital of Laos
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Tags: golden stupa, laos, patuxai, pha that luang, tubing, vang vieng, vientiane

River Tubing in Laos

LAOS | Tue, 28 Aug 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [22640] | Comments [2]

UPDATE: Lao authorities have reportedly closed 7 of the 100 or so bars and restaurants along the Nam Song river at Vang Vieng in an apparent crackdown on illegal and dangerous behaviour. News.com.au quotes sources who say the bars were closed ... Read more >

Tags: asia, laos, travel-safety, tubing, vang vieng

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

Bandits in Laos!

LAOS | Tue, 31 Aug 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [2542]

Highway Robbery. “You should be vigilant if travelling on Route 13 (Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang), due to banditry. A number of people have been killed in attacks on vehicles travelling these routes.” This alert from Australia’s foreign ... Read more >

Tags: asia, laos, travel-crime, travel-safety, vang vieng

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Laos

LAOS | Wed, 25 Aug 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [3438]

Laos has never enjoyed the same distinction as a travel destination as some of its more frequented Southeast Asia neighbors like Thailand and Vietnam. Still, the nation offers many treasures for the traveler seeking to get away from the bustle found ... Read more >

Tags: 5 things, buddhism, laos, luang prabang, travel, travel-health, travel-safety-tips, vang vieng, vientiane

Laos gets a huge THUMBS UP!!!!

LAOS | Wed, 23 Dec 2009 | By missy_carrie_gee | Views [3332]

Me and Phil are having a blast in Laos. It's really beautiful, and laid back. We like it more than Thailand! Which is funny b/c Thailand is supposed to be the best place to travel. We already have our tickets back to Thailand set and a hotel reserved ... Read more >

Tags: laos, thailand, tubing, vang vieng

Fabu-Laos

LAOS | Wed, 8 Jul 2009 | By ryanandjo | Views [2483] | Comments [2]

Leaving the cat behind we got an overcrowded boat back to Nong Khiaw and took in the spectacular scenery we missed during our rainy trip north, unfortunately our bags were at the bottom of the pile on the boat and were soaking wet by the time ... Read more >

Tags: luang prabang, phonsavan, plain of jars, sam neua, vang vieng, vieng xai

Beerlao in Paradise

LAOS | Mon, 25 May 2009 | By caitmcl | Views [654] | Comments [1]

We spent yesterday basically bumming around- one day was enough to take in all the sights of Luang Prabang, and it was way too hot to just walk around and see them again.  It is such a nice place, though, that it was nice to hang around and just chill ... Read more >

Tags: laos, luang prabang, vang vieng

New Years in Vang Vieng

LAOS | Fri, 2 Jan 2009 | By glimmerwing | Views [2430] | Comments [1]

I met augusto for breakfast the next morning. There was also another couple of his friends with us. Aaron from new Zealand and maria from chile. They were also going to go tuk tubing, so we were all going to get a tuk tuk together. By the time we had ... Read more >

Tags: buckets, new years, tuk tubing, vang vieng

Vang Vieng: A 'High'light experience

LAOS | Fri, 2 Feb 2007 | By thedukeoearl | Views [2402] | Comments [2]

About Vang Vieng... Vang Vieng as a town is not for everyone and doses should be personalized. Most of the restaurants in town carry two things: a blaring television and a 'Happy Menu.' Some of the restaurants play nothing but episodes of 'Friends', ... Read more >

Tags: guesthouse, happy menu, laos, maylenn, opium, party time, vang vieng

 

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