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New website on Vieng Xai

  • somtam2000

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    I've not had time to take a close look at this yet, but there is a new website out focused on hua Phan province -- in particular Vieng Xai -- you can see the website here: http://www.visit-viengxay.com

    Hope of interest!

    #1 Posted: 20/11/2009 - 12:25

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  • somsai

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    I read a short article by one of the state news agencies saying they projected something like 2500 visitors to Huaphan over the next 5 years. Works out to be one or two per day or about 1/1000 of what passes through Luang Prabang/Vang Vien/Vientiane.

    The map is best I've seen of Huaphan (short list there). If I ever go back to Laos a return to the province is on my to do list. I did one of those "take the bus through" sojourns last year. Spent 3 days in Sam Nua freezing and sleeping off a fever.

    Such a big province, so few roads.

    #2 Posted: 20/11/2009 - 20:24

  • wanderingcat

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    Thank you - of much interest!

    #3 Posted: 21/11/2009 - 11:34

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