Khoueng Xiangkhoang Travel Guide

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    Food, Inthira Thakhek Hotel, PDR Lao.
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Ban Phonsavan

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    Ban Phonsavan Restaurants

    We ate here several times and enjoyed the food , especially the Lao dish, Larp. Western food is served here too, service was slow but the owner was very helpful and can arrange tours also. You cannot miss this place on Route 7, near the center of the town, as there is a bomb hanging on chains with the name "Road 7 Bar"painted on the bomb.

  • Sabaidee Guesthouse

    Ban Phonsavan Hotels

    When I am on the road, I need very little in the way of frills and this place, picked from my...


    Ban Phonsavan Restaurants

    Crater's Cafe has a few tables outside and is quite pleasant to eat there while watching what is happening on the street. The food served here is for the Western palate and includes burgers, steaks, pizzas etc. I felt that it was rather overpriced and was cashing in on the tourist trade and the uniqueness of the old bombs. You cannot miss this...


Muang Phonsavan

  • That Foun in Muang Khoun

    Muang Phonsavan Things to Do

    There are two ancient stupas on the edge of Muang Khoun at the slope of surrounding hill. The best kept is the That Foun from 1576 - with ashes of the Lord which was brought from India. It was built by bricks which helped it to keep relatively good shape until today despite the weather and wars - and it can be still visited nowsadays. It's quite...

  • what it remains after... Muang Khoun

    Muang Phonsavan Things to Do

    Muang Khoun (old Xieng Khouang) used to be old capital of the province and place of noble architecture - because it was also capital for the Phuan kingdom buildings were built to accomodate people of higher social status with many temples and stupas. During the civil war it was completely destroyed - nowsadays visitor to that wounded place can see...

  • Plain of Jars site 1

    Muang Phonsavan Things to Do

    Plain of Jars is the most common excuse to make a trip to Phonsavanh. There are 3 sites open to tourists: Site 1 is the closest - some 10 km southeast of the provincional capital. There were more than 50 sites recordered already.In site 1 there are more than 250 jars altogether. Some of the biggest are larger than a man.History of jars is very...


Ban Thakhek

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  • Why do they do this?

    Ban Thakhek Transportation

    there is a small airstrip in Thakhek but, unless you have your own transport, the chances are that you will arrive by bus. The VIP bus from Vientiane will take about five hours and the slightly cheaper ordinary bus about seven hours. I shall post an entry here from my external blog as I do not see much point in re-writing the whole thing."I am...

  • A bit upmarket and very good.

    Ban Thakhek Restaurants

    Readers of my other pages will know that I am quite content to eat in small local places, at roadside stalls or whatever and have had some tremendous meals doing just that. However it is noce to have a bit of a splurge now and again and I had been recommended the Inthira Hotel by several people so I thought I would give it a try. I went in the...

  • Bring your singing voice.

    Ban Thakhek Things to Do

    It is almost impossible to avoid karaoke anywhere in SE Asia and Thakhek is no exception. I happened upon this place one night and it was the usual offering of fairly appallingly rendered Western soft-rock hits interspersed with a few Lao / Thai standards.When I was in Thakhek I did not see a lot of foreigners and this place, being on one of the...


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