Photo: On the road to Pindaya.

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Photographer seeking unmissable viewpoints

Posted by talisman on 29/10/2006 at 23:55

I'll be in Laos for most of February next year and my visit will include Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng and hopefully a river trip along the Nam Tha. I am a keen photographer of landscapes, people, local life etc so can anybody suggest any must-do viewpoints, views or local scenery ?

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Posted by somtam2000 on 30/10/2006 at 12:30 admin

Hi Talisman,

Welcome to Travelfish!

Well, Laos is so photogenic, it's difficult to pick out some must-sees -- the Nam Tha trip is a great one -- both for the scenery and the villages enroute. Also the scenery between Vang Vieng and Luang Prabang is great - as is anything on the river -- I'll stop now as otherwise will just list the whole country...

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Posted by desertwoman on 30/10/2006 at 21:05

Can you do this trip in 5 days?

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Posted by paul2007 on 14/11/2006 at 11:14

Hi,
I think 5 days is enuf .........

Paul

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Posted by exacto on 14/11/2006 at 11:30

Hi Paul,

New player. How's it going? This may be a matter of semantics, but while one could do this trip in 5 days, I don't think it is near enough to do it justice. I think you'd want at least 8 days, and even more really if you had the time available. Regards.

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Posted by DKBK on 4/12/2011 at 01:14

Stroll through the markets in Laos and snap lots of photos. You'll find loads of culture and color, including local people, textiles and handicrafts, not to mention a few pig heads and other delicacies.

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Posted by eastwest on 4/12/2011 at 05:21

I think the man (or woman) has taken the pictures already. This post is 5 years old.......

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Posted by somtam2000 on 5/12/2011 at 00:07 admin

DKBK - five year old post here - wondering how you even found it... do tell.

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