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Lamenting Luang Prabang
November 25, 2011 - Luang Prabang, Laos
Some towns seem timeless. A haven where you can do as little or as much as you like.UNESCO listed Luang Prabang is once such place. Set at the confluence of the NamKhong (Mekong) and Nam Khan, it embraces its history and cultural and spiritualsignificance as Laos' former capital and a centre for novice monks.One tourism figure quoted 34 wats in...
Placed by Katie in Mekong musings

Luang Prabang - Monks, Kayaking and Lao Lao
September 10, 2009 - Luang Prabang, Laos
  After a brief stop in the capital Vientianne (blog on that to follow when we've been back and done it properly) we got the bus to the world heritage town of Luang Prabang. The bus journey was far too long (about 11 hours) but through some spectacular scenery and lunch was included which was a nice surprise! Luang Prabang is famous for its...
Placed by Nick Mike Nick in 3 Beers Please

In love with Laos
May 3, 2008
After one month of traveling through Thailand, I have finally left its sunny shores and crossed over into Laos. In Thailand I met many travellers who exolled the virtues of Laos to me; the people, the landscape and in general it being a bit of a paradise. I was dubious, how could one little country be impress so many people? I arrived via a...
Placed by Adventuring Asia in Indochina and Me.