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The Language Project in Luang Prabang, Laos

Posted by ernieh on 4/4/2007 at 15:20

While walking around town I came across a great initiative called the "The Language Project". The purpose of the project is to create and support libraries in underdeveloped areas. It provides motivated people the resources and tools they need to study and help themselves from books that have been donated. Most of the users utilize the facility to learn English from books that are not available in Laos. For more details check out the web-site www.thelanguageproject.org ...

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Free internet & WiFi in Vientiane

Posted by miranda456 on 27/2/2007 at 11:16

We found a great place in Vientiane for internet. Its called Vista Wi Fi Cafe, Ban Mixay, 011 Francois Ngin Road. Tel. 021 213 576. You can get free internet access if you purchase food/drink or have a massage. The food is fantastic, and so are the massages! Staff are very friendly. ...

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Nam Sok Guesthouse No. 1 - Luang Prabang

Posted by jo8034 on 26/3/2007 at 12:53

Stayed here two nights in March 2007. Double room with fan and private bathroom US$13. This guesthouse in on Sisavang Vatthana about 1/2 a block from the Mekong. Good value and nice clean rooms. However probably not the place for those wanting a late night, they close up at 10.30 pm! ...

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Nalinthone Guest House, Great Place in Vientiane

Posted by comanchero on 2/3/2007 at 04:44

We stayed at the Nalinthone Guest House in Vientiane in Jan. 2007. It is on Fa Ngum Road on the west side of town, about 600 meters past where the road pavement ends. Go past the Mekong River Comission Building about 3 "Blocks". This is the nicest place I have ever stayed in my life! It's an old colonial villa, facing the Mekong, newly remodeled, shiney and spotless. Beautiful balcony for watching the sunrises and sunsets on the river. The river flows east-west, so you can enjoy both. A dou ...

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Pan's Place, Vang Vieng, Laos

Posted by neilenolix on 2/1/2007 at 11:38

My name is Neil. One of the proprietors at Pan's Place Guesthouse which used to be called Vieng Chaleun Guesthouse. I have contacted you before about updating the listing on your site. You did make a small change of saying the guesthouse has changed its name but the information about the guesthouse still refers to Viang Chaleun ..and is not relevant as we have made a lot of changes to the place. Andrew, from lonely planet came and visited us about 2 months ago so I was expecting this site to hav ...

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Maniphone guesthouse a reasonable option

Posted by karelv on 10/1/2007 at 02:56

Our flight to Hanoi was cancelled last minute so Vietnam Airlines put the flight’s passengers up in this guesthouse for one night. Staff speak little if any English. Room with private bathroom really good, spacious, spotless with a pretty big bathroom. Flush western toilet and hot shower. ...

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Saysamone Guesthouse in Luang Prabang pretty crap

Posted by karelv on 10/1/2007 at 02:51

Rather give this one a miss. Staff poor, unfriendly and English not very good. Room with own bathroom cheap but not value for money. Room not very clean, enough space. Bed good but bedding, pillows and towels questionable.Quiet area but the room we had served as an amplifier to any sound in the house, e.g. when a toilet is flushed, a door closed or someone is going up the stairs it’s really loud in the room which eliminates the positive of the quiet area completely. Bathroom clean, flush weste ...

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Want to post more reviews.......

Posted by alison on 3/11/2006 at 05:52

It's taken me a while to get round to posting my reviews on Laos - but since I went I am sure some of the accommos have been pulled off for LP. I found out about the Nam Sok Guest House ON travelfish, but now I can't find it to place my review. I also can't find Coleurs Restaurant, Le Tam Tam, Joma etc to leave reviews for them. Am I imagining things ? Did the beer Lao go to my head ? I also had about 10 massages in LP so have reviews of the best ones if you are interested. ...

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New Laos additions FAQ

Posted by somtam2000 on 19/9/2006 at 11:43

New additions FAQ This thread is to allow users to add guesthouses, hotels, restaurants and bars and so on which are not currently listed within the Laos section of Travelfish. When one of our researchers visits one of these places and decides to add that place to Travelifsh, the listing here will be removed. There are five easy-to-follow rules: 1) If a place has already been added to the messageboard, please do not add it again. Likewise if you're already listed on Travelish, don't ...

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