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Browse 19 travel blogs from Pakbeng, Laos. Read Pakbeng travel blogs, travel journals, and travelogues from fellow travelers.
#1 of 19 Pakbeng travel blogs
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Mar 30, 2010 – Oct 25, 2012
Just two hours after crossing the border into Laos I see my first corpse float past the slow boat on the River Mekong! First th…
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This blog was featured on Friday April 30th, 2010
#2 of 19 Pakbeng travel blogs
Day 22 - Our first slow boat journey day
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Nov 23, 2007 – Jan 29, 2008
Today we were up early to grab breakfast and head to the port to catch the slow boat. The trip to the port oy took a few minute…
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#3 of 19 Pakbeng travel blogs
Slowly But Surely
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Jul 19, 2007
While in Chiang Mai, two days before we cross the Thai-Lao border in Chiang Khong, Northern Thailand, we already…
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#4 of 19 Pakbeng travel blogs
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Jan 01, 2013 – Sep 30, 2015
Brian & I met at nine to take a quick walk to the pier & buy our slow boat tickets to Luang Prabang. Not much was going…
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This blog was featured on Saturday January 19th, 2013
#5 of 19 Pakbeng travel blogs
My 20 hour boat trip from Luang Prabang to Huayxai
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Jul 15, 2009
After spending a delightful night at Pakbeng, enjoying a lovely dinner with a bunch of people from different parts of the world…
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#6 of 19 Pakbeng travel blogs
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Sep 26, 2013 – Oct 27, 2013
We woke up early and went to 7-11 across the street from the hotel's driveway to get some snacks for the trip. We had found so…
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This blog was featured on Tuesday April 22nd, 2014
#7 of 19 Pakbeng travel blogs
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May 12, 2009 – May 26, 2009
Pakbeng is a really small village (I would not call it town) located half way between Huay Xai and Luang Prabang, which if you …
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This blog was featured on Saturday April 3rd, 2010
#8 of 19 Pakbeng travel blogs
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Oct 16, 2012 – Nov 29, 2012
As we walked up to the main street to get some lunch to take on the boat, a young woman approached us and offered us a private …
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This blog was featured on Thursday February 21st, 2013
#9 of 19 Pakbeng travel blogs
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Dec 01, 2008 – Jun 28, 2009
Yesterday we got up at day break- quite literally to witness the alms giving to the monks, which is when people give the monks …
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This blog was featured on Wednesday January 5th, 2011
#10 of 19 Pakbeng travel blogs
Slow-boating up the Mekong... Day One
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Jul 15, 2008 – Aug 24, 2008
After my stint in the hospital in Luang Prabang, I decided to sleep in and take it easy the next day. I woke up at noon, walked…
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#11 of 19 Pakbeng travel blogs
On the sloooooow boat
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Sep 28, 2007 – Nov 21, 2007
Is it a bad sign when you can't sleep if you don't drink whisky? I think it is, but that's what happened last night anyway…
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#12 of 19 Pakbeng travel blogs
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Sep 13, 2008 – Oct 13, 2008
Today we were leaving for our 2 day long boat trip down the Mekong. We loaded our gear on to the boat and headed off for our …
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This blog was featured on Tuesday October 7th, 2008
#13 of 19 Pakbeng travel blogs
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Oct 16, 2012 – Nov 29, 2012
As we walked up to the main street to get some lunch to take on the boat, a young woman approached us and offered us a private …
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This blog was featured on Thursday February 21st, 2013
#14 of 19 Pakbeng travel blogs
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Jun 09, 2012 – Apr 16, 2013
The boatride (25000 kip) down the Mekong river was magical. The scenery was dominated by white rocky river banks with a wild ju…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday October 31st, 2012
#15 of 19 Pakbeng travel blogs
Slow boat ride
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Mar 02, 2013 – Apr 13, 2013
Today I got up early again for some more photos of the monks.  This time I took my good camera so I could take a few photo…
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