"The Greatest Experience Of My Life!!!" Laos by AshleeS

Laos Travel Guide: 3,784 reviews and 9,466 photos

The Reason

Well my sister-in-law's family is originally from Laos and while her parents have been back to visit many times her and her sisters have not. They invited me along for the ride and to help me understand a bit more about her cultural and childhood. So we went, my brother, my sister-in-law, two of her sisters and their husbands, and her two parents a friend to one of the sisters and I. If It was not for her and her family I would have never experienced this country. Let's not lie though this was not a roughing it trip we spoiled ourselves alot!!!!!

A Simple Life

It is like nothing I have ever seen. Even in Thailand they had 7-11 and Pizza Hut. Laos has nothing I think I saw one gas station that I had heard of before. Life is so simple and laid back. Even the rush hour traffic which we would joke about is nothing. Being in a country such as this really opens you eyes.

Look Elsewhere

just to let you all know these pages have mostly to do with Vientaine while other Lao locations are under the major city, sorry I am new at this.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Beauty
  • Cons:Poverty
  • In a nutshell:Naturally Beautiful with nothing to remind you of home!
  • Last visit to Laos: Nov 2004
  • Intro Updated Dec 10, 2005
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  • kidfree's Profile Photo
    Nov 18, 2007 at 12:07 PM

    Nice page Ashlee, its a place on my''to do'' list. Happy travels, Jordan

  • pfsmalo's Profile Photo
    Oct 29, 2007 at 1:34 AM

    Thanks for the lovely pics on one of my future destinations. Paul

  • rcsparty's Profile Photo
    Dec 7, 2006 at 7:38 AM

    Nice Laos page, and Happy Birthday.

  • madamx's Profile Photo
    Aug 21, 2006 at 3:16 PM

    Laos looks so beautiful and it looks like such a great experience. We plan on Laos perhaps in 2008, maybe we'll see you there ;o)

  • DSwede's Profile Photo
    Feb 28, 2006 at 7:51 PM

    U think that camode was luxury... you should see some of the public ones in remote China... hard to say which has better facilities. Like your page! & want to go there some day

  • whitecliff62's Profile Photo
    Dec 10, 2005 at 11:30 AM

    Hi, and what a lovely destination Laos looks, oh and i hope you kept you balance on that toilet hahahahahaha

  • King_Golo's Profile Photo
    Aug 8, 2005 at 2:08 PM

    so many things to do in vientiane... i found the place rather dull! ;-) great start, golo

  • BluBluBlu's Profile Photo
    Aug 8, 2005 at 1:35 PM

    Really nice pages on Laos...got any more photo's? Happy travels

  • Maximilian21's Profile Photo
    Aug 8, 2005 at 2:15 AM

    Great page Ashlee, Laos is perhaps my favorite place in the world (other than Australia). one love

  • Siddha3th's Profile Photo
    Jul 18, 2005 at 3:00 AM

    Hi Ashlee, you've got some nice photographs here. Just wanted to welcome you to VT - with your travel motto, I think you should do just fine in here :) So long... Siddharth


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