Laos 2006 travel blog

Laos 2006

Judy travel blog
Three weeks in Laos? That was the usual incredulous response to our travel plans. Laos is wedged between Thailand, Burma, China, Vietnam and Cambodia, countries we have already visited. It was like a black hole in our travel experience. So when we found an extensive private tour (, it seemed like the right thing to do and find out what it is all about. The local tour operator was Laos Youth Travel, and
If you are curious or in a similar state of mind, read on and surf to share our experiences vicariously.
The travelogue starts on pg1 with the Feb.7 entry below.

Order: oldest at top ( reverse )

Getting There (to Pakse, Laos)
Weaving village and market
Boloven Plateau to Attapeu
Muang Saysettha
Tribal villages
Tribal villages
Mekong cruise
Mekong cruise
Champassak - Wat Phou
Pakse, Elephant ride excursion
On the road to Savannakhet
Three-stupa day
Vientiane Temples
Change of plans, drive to Van...
Van Vieng
Vientiane to Xien Khouang
Xhieng Khouang - Phonsavanh
Plain of Jars
Drive to Luang Prabang
Luang Prabang
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