Luang Prabang Travel Blog› entry 5 of 14 › view all entries
August 20th, 2008 – by: paulvann
Laotians seem to me more introvert than he Thai. They are hospitabile and friendly, no doubt about that, but as far as I can judge they are not really used to tourism yet and possibly still suffering from the same kind of 'communist apathy' I used to encouter in China 20 years ago. I'm not sure about that ofcourse, but there is a resemblance.
We stay in an old colonial style guesthouse. It's not cheap (most things are a little bit more expensive compared to Thailand) but it has a great atmosphere and a very romantic decorated bathroom. Pitty I brought my son and not my wife.... We decide to stay here for three days, enjoy the beauty and serenity and then follow the hippy trail to Vang Vieng.
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