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Travel : Laos

The forgotten country of South-East Asia. Great food, good scenery, fast-improving tourist infrastructure. Get there before the package tours do.
Places
Luang Namtha [Wikitravel guide]

Quiet little city in the north, with trekking operators, herbal saunas and highways to Thailand and China.

Shown: Countryside views near Luang Namtha

Vientiane [Wikitravel guide]

The once sleepy but fast waking up Laotian capital.

Shown: The missile silo-cum-temple of Wat That Luang


Moving around
Luang Namtha to Huay Xai and across the Mekong

Minivan down the highway and longtail boat to Thailand.

Shown: Longtail boats waiting for passengers, Huay Xai

Lao Airlines

A flight from Vientiane to Luang Namtha.

Shown: A Lao Airlines Xi'an MA60 turboprop



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