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Trip: Laos

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Laos - Don Dhet

LAOS | Tuesday, 5 Jan 2010 | Views [538]

Don Dhet Our night bus with ‘real beds’ began at 8:30 pm.  We were picked up at our guesthouse (the Samsenthai) and the oversize tuktuk then picked up a few more passengers; all of us heading to Pakse via the “Sleeping ... Read more >

Laos - Vientiane

LAOS | Friday, 1 Jan 2010 | Views [525]

 Vientiane Ed still seems to be somewhat lethargic and has low energy.  However, on 30 December we headed off to Vientiane, south of Luang Prabang.  We got our bus ticket from the agency and were told that a tuktuk would ... Read more >

Laos - Luang Prabang

LAOS | Thursday, 31 Dec 2009 | Views [559]

Luang Prabang As evening approached, we arrived in Luang Prabang.  We said goodbye to our travel companions of the last few days and settled into Philaylack Guest House (recommended by a couple of Aussie ladies in Nong Khiaw) then went ... Read more >

Laos - The Road to Nong Khiew

LAOS | Thursday, 31 Dec 2009 | Views [625]

The Road to Nong Khiew We left Luang Nam Tha on 24 December – Christmas Eve.  We shared a private minivan with a Belgium family, for the sake of speed and comfort.  Did I mention we were in Laos?  What you think and what ... Read more >


LAOS | Monday, 28 Dec 2009 | Views [535]

Laos We began our journey into Laos on 20 Dec.   It was kind of like crossing from Alberta to Saskatchewan; you KNOW you crossed the border without ever seeing a road sign.  The poor roads suddenly became worse, the rubbish in ... Read more >