The beautiful, remote village of Nong Khaiw (Nong Kiaw, Nong Kiew, Nong Kiau, or however you want to spell it!) is an absolute must visit for those heading to Northern Laos. Only a 4 hour bus away (albeit bumpy) it is a refreshing change from the lively and touristy cultural hub of Luang Prabang. (more…)
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Hill Tribe Experience in Luang Namtha, Laos
Luang Namtha is a fairly dull town, as far as South East Asia goes. There’s almost nothing in the town except hotels and workshops bustling with local tradesmen. At the time of our visit, Luang Namtha wasn’t really on the map for your average party-hard backpacker, so the bar and late night tourism scene hadn’t really taken off there. (more…)