Guest post by Bridget Sandorford. Traveling to Asia is an exciting prospect. There are so many different countries, climates and cultures to explore.
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This is something that you cannot miss in Luang Prabang. If you have visited other parts of Indochina that has the same ritual, consider seeing this in a different environment…[click here for project gallery]. For travel information in Luang Prabang, check out Exploring Luang Prabang Through the Lens.
Villa Laodeum is situated next to the Royal Palace (National Museum), just a few meters away from the popular Luang Prabang Night Market. Its surrounding is quiet but relatively safe for solo travelers. The owner and his team are very friendly and attentive to our request.
Laos is located in the middle of Southeast Asia, a landlocked country with a population of 6.8 million (2009) sharing border with Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and China. This place is the least developed country in SE Asia and generally Laotian has a gentle-laid back approach to life.
Anyone who has traveled to Indochina are well aware of the different types of beer it has to offer. No doubt about it, Beerlao is the most outstanding brand in this region and is even the most successful Lao exports, currently available in 13 countries worldwide.
After spending 1 night in Vientiane and 1 night in Vang Vieng, we head up north for approximately 6 hours from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang by bus.
Kuang Xi Waterfall is about 29KM from Luang Prabang town and if you are not a trekking person, you can opt for half-day mini bus tour that brings you straight to the waterfall. Otherwise this trek is 10KM from the starting point to the waterfall and a minivan is provided to transport us back to [...]