"Vientiane - the capital city of Laos" Vientiane by LotusV8
Vientiane Travel Guide: 802 reviews and 1,867 photos
This is the landmark of Vientiane, a 46 m high concrete construction, it was never finished because different problems (war etc...) made the people take care of other issues than building monuments and the lack of money ofcourse.
When we visited Vientiane it was the dry season but it was raining heavily and only 10´ C!! - I wonder how it is during the wet season!
Vientiane is very quiet and the people are very friendly, maybe the most friendly in Southeastasia, they speak in a quiet way, almoust like whispering.
Vientiane was a very strange experience and absolutley a place to visit.
You don´t need to stay more than 2-3 days - then You have seen all of the town.
It is a very poor country, the average income is about 300 $ in a Year.
Vientiane has many beautiful tempels, and You can easily see them all by foot, like most of the things in town.
It was quite fun to see beautiful decorated toilets at the restaurants.
Look at the towel in the right bottom corner - it´s a doll!
Remember to bring toiletpaper, it´s ofthen stolen.
- Pros:Wonderful and very strange, calm and sleeapy
- Cons:Not much to do, see or buy
- In a nutshell:I´m happy that i spent a few days here!
We did not stay here, just looking outside was enough - very expensive! (My finger slipped recently so now You can find... more travel advice
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