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Vientiane: Das Patuxai Monument

Das Patuxai Monument in Vientiane ist einer der zentralen Punkte in der Hauptstadt von Laos. In den 50er bis 60er Jahren gebaut, soll es an den Pariser Arc de Triomphe erinnern. Aber wenn man genau hinschaut, sieht man laotische Einflüsse – ein einmaliges Gebäude, was man in Vientiane unbedingt gesehen haben sollte! Für ein paar Kip (wirklich […]
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Vientiane: Die gechillteste Haupstadt Asiens

Ever heard of Vientiane? Me neither until I planned my visit to Lao. Probably for one good reason: It just isn’t as spectacular and busy as any other capital in South East Asia like Bangkok or Hanoi. But only at first sight. It feels more like a bigger village, that’s what makes Vientiane much more […]
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Vang Vieng, Laos: Party Hotspot?

Vang Vieng was known for being one of the hotspots of the backpacker party crowd. Cheap booze and probably some other substances plus the feeling of being in the middle of nowhere made Vang Vieng one of the top destinations in South East Asia if you are 21 and all you want in life is party […]
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Kuang Si Wasserfall, Laos: Willkommen im Paradies

A 30-minute tuk-tuk ride from Luang Prabang and you will see: the Kuang Si waterfalls (also „Tat Kuang Si waterfalls“). Embedded in a tropical forest, this place will leave you speechless. Clear blue water in numerous smaller and larger pools and an actual waterfall so high it’s breathtaking. Adventure at the waterfalls For the adventurous traveler there’s […]
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Utopia: Der Hotspot zum Chillen in Luang Prabang!

As I already told you before, Luang Prabang has this special vibe – people are so friendly and laid back and everything seems to be in another, slower time zone. But there’s this one special place which fully captures this whole Luang Prabang vibe: Utopia. You may hear about it, when you get to Luang […]
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Die Mönche und ihre Prozession in Luang Prabang

Even when you are on vacation you sometimes have to push yourself to do things you’d never do willingly. Like getting up at 5am. Well, traveling can be hard work sometimes, too. But when in Luang Prabang you have to get up early to see the monks‘ daily ceremony of receiving alms. I don’t know what […]
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Dein Reiseführer für Luang Prabang

The most interesting part of Luang Prabang is the Old Town – and it’s so tiny you won’t really need a travel guide. Nevertheless, I put some of the places I liked most together, and maybe it will help you to find your way around. Or at least get a small impression on how breathtakingly […]
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