A spoilt paradise "Vang Vieng"

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December 10th 2009
Published: June 18th 2017
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My way from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng was a stunning bus ride in the lush vegetation of Laos. One of the aspects that I appreciated most during this travel were: passing through sleepy farming towns, fishing villages, amazing landscapes, noisy bus packed up with local people and a good amount of westerner travellers as well, great ambiance and above all being utterly surrounded by nature. It wa... Read Full Entry

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19th June 2017

A spoilt paradise
Looks sublime Marcos. But...how sad your impressions were of a spoilt paradise where pursuit of the dollar overwhelms to some extent the spirit of the place.
20th June 2017

A spoilt paradise
Hey Dave, Unfortunately Southeast Asia suffers this excessive tourism that, as You said, the pursuit of the dollar overwhelms to some extent the spirit of the place. Always appreciate your comments Dave..
8th September 2018

Good information!
Now Vang Vieng changes a lot. Beside the most popular Viman Vang Vieng Restaurant in town ( at the walking street ) we now have the one more good thai restaurant, VANGVIENG THAI at the Wat Kang Temple street.
9th September 2018

Good information!
Hello, thanks for the information.
6th June 2019

Information of the only Thai-German Restaurant in Laos
Viman Vang Vieng is moved now to the TEMPLE WAT KANG STREET, Morning Market, next to Il Tavolo. On the Google Map and Tripadvisor you can see the new location. Thank you! Best regards! Kaz

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