Laos


See trip index here, Northern Thailand index here and more photos from Northern Thailand here We awoke our last morning in Laos with slight trepidation, as we loved our earlier time in Thailand and we didn’t know if we would think the same now we are a bit more experienced.  […]

102-105 Houei Xai – Chiang Khong – Chiang Rai – ...


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Laos Costs and Review See our general tip page here.  Note the costs here do not include external flights, vaccines and insurance etc – this will be detailed at the end of the trip.   Total per day   LAK gbp LAK gbp Accommodation 3,212,000 £273.09 160,600 £13.65 Busses 500,000 £42.51 […]

Laos Costs and Review



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See trip index here, Laos index here, and more photos from Laos here The journey from Luang Prabang to Houei Xai (or vice versa) has been in the back of our minds since before we left.  The internet describes it as an arduous journey, but on our route it is […]

100-101 Luang Prabang – Pak Beng – Houei Xai


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See trip index here, Laos index here, and more photos from Laos here Luang Prabang has a reputation of being a chilled and special place in Laos – but with this reputation comes the growing menace of touts.  Even the bus tuk-tuk driver tried to get away lightly by not […]

94-99 Luang Prabang



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See trip index here, Laos index here, and more photos from Laos here Vang Vieng is pretty much a nowhere place – its entire existence seems to be a travellers way point and has little Laos character, but the scenery and activities more than make up for it.  To be […]

89-93 Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang


See trip index here, Laos index here, and more photos from Laos here Savannakhet is one of the first places we’ve been pleased to get away from.  Unless you are into Eco Treks and homestays then its rather dull, apart from trying to escape from the most aggressive dogs we’ve […]

86-89 Savannakhet – Vientiane – Vang Vieng



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See trip index here, Laos index here, and more photos from Laos here We only stopped at Pakse as it was a convenient destination when crossing into Laos, and to be fair it doesn’t have any must see sights.  However, as an intro to Lao Peoples Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) […]

83-86 Pakse to Savannakhet


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See trip index here, Laos index here, and more photos from Laos here As mentioned previously, there is very little information on the Internet about getting from Cambodia to Laos via the route we are going.  What information exists is conflicting and though we hope all the good things we […]

81-83 Kratie to Pakse (Laos)