For many, Laos is the highlight of their Southeast Asia trip as it has been saved from the mass tourist trail that has led to her neighbours –Thailand and Vietnam. This delightfully friendly capital, studded with crumbling French mansions, bougainvillea-blooming streets and steaming noodle stalls, is somewhere between a big town and a diminutive city. What would you do if you had 1 day in Vientiane Laos ?? Let us help you.
cludes French baguette and croissants – to dip in Lao coffee. Best coffee in Vientiane, fantastic breakfast and pastries to die for. Great service, great prices. Do you love being outside and watch all those people walikng down the street while you’re having your breakfast ? You also have enough energy to discover Vientiane.
Cycling to Pha That Luang
Pha That Luang is a large gold-covered stupa located at the eastern side of Vientiane. It is considered Laos’ most important national monument, appearing in the country’s coat of arms. The pagoda’s full name is Pha Chedi Lokajulamani, which means world-precious sacred stupa…. Explore Laos’ capital by bike or car to discover the hidden charms of this quiet city this
Eating Laos food or VietNamese food
Lao cuisine is very similar to its Thai and Vietnamese neighbour’s culinary offerings. Spicy soup, sticky rice and a range of meat-based side dishes make up a meal, shared by all at the table. Vientiane is serviced by several good French restaurants, a remnant of the country’s colonial era. Baguettes and croissants are also widely available. If you choose Vietnam food , you can find Vietnam PVO restaurants located in Simeaung, they are serving famous dishes in the city.
Learning Horrible Histories
We invite you to come to the COPE Visitor Centre in Vientiane, where you can learn more about COPE. There are a range of things to see and do.
Laos is still suffering the effects of the horrific bombings in the 1960s. Over 2 million tons of ordnance were dropped on Laos between 1964 and 1973, about 30% didn’t explode. Laos is still littered with UXO, people die and are horrifically injured, still, today.\r\nLast year, 2012, 4 children died when they made a fire in their garden. The unexploded bomb had been lying in the ground for years, the heat of the fire detonated it.People die when they are gardening, farming or searching for crabs in muddy rivers. People, often children, die searching for scrap metal to sell
COPE Vientiane provides around 1300 mobility devices every year, including prosthetics. They don’t only deal with amputees, they help children with congenital malformations, too.
Before when night fall, shopping, drinking Lao’s beer and see sunset
If you want to buy the costumes, come to Couler d’Asie, where gathers lots of fashion stores. Or you can go along the Chao Anouvong park, near the Mekong River, you’ll find stalls selling handicrafts, clothing or other paraphernalia. When the sun begins to set, you can go to Baw Pennyoung bar to see the sunset. Enjoy chilled beer of Laos with best place to see the sunset.
Enjoy a delicious Laos dinner
According to Tommy – A visitor from Newcastle said :
This place has won many awards and it shows. The food is excellent and the location good. In a large old colonial mansion. The Pandang Chicken and Lemon Grass pork sausage alongside the stir fried veg, is some of the best I have eaten. Don’t just turn up, it also the little show of ethnic music and dancing is a nice accompaniment to the meal. Rice is unlimited with the food and drinks not to expensive.
Besides, On Hengboun road, you can enjoy Lao sausages, casseroles or grilled fish. You can also visit Vieng Savanh to eat pasta with sausage and peanuts.
So what are you waiting for ? Let discover.
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