Magazine Laos

  • The history of Laos ... in outline

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    Not easy to summarize the Lao history in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the country that we visit. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Up XII: The first traces of human occupation in Laos date from the Vth century BC in the south, especially in the Plain of Jars. A nearby civilization primitive Khmer develop in the country. From the twelfth to the nineteenth: The real Laos foundation dates of the XII century with the arrival of the Tai people of China. The land of a million [...]

  • Laos practice, know

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    & diams; Identity card & diams; Entry requirements & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Capital Vientiane Population : 6477211 hab. (2011) Constitution : Board to Communist one-party Language : Lao, English, French Religion : Buddhism Entry requirements: Visa : A tourist visa is required, you can get it from a Laotian embassy, ​​or also simply on arrival at Vientiane airport or [...]

  • Everything to prepare your travels Vang Vieng

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    Formalities To visit Vang Vieng, you must have a valid passport and visa. The latter can be obtained from the embassies of Laos, before departure, or on site. To have it, it is necessary to have a visa and a recent photo and have about 50 €. Security The vigilance is still up because the flights are quite frequent in the town of Vang Vieng. It should, moreover, avoid traveling in areas where there may still be unexploded bombs. Currency and Budget The Lao currency is the kip and € 1 is worth about 11,000 kip. Regarding the budget, the expenditure in terms of food and accommodation will [...]

  • What part sleep Golden Triangle?

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    accommodations abound at Golden Triangle, as this region has a large number of hotels and some remote stations. Just simply making your choice, depending on your budget and your requirements. Staying at a budget hotel or a sophisticated hotel. Among the institutions, there is the Hotel Ban Suan House Hotel Resort Buakham or Gin's Guste House, all located in Chiang Saen. Note that all hotels in Golden Triangle are not perfect. By visiting this area, you can enjoy for a boat ride down the Mekong or visit the "four thousand nights." Learn more about Golden Triangle before booking your hotel Golden [...]