Xiangkhouang Province

Xiangkhouang Province

driving nearly 300km from Phonsavan to Luang Prabang in one day

Location: 

Xiangkhouang Province, Laos

Duration: 

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Xiangkhouang Province: one of the most stunning landscapes
  2. On the road again: driving from Phonsavan to Luang Prabang
  3. Weather: from bad to worse, between sunshine and thunderstorm
  4. Villages: West-Laos is not very densely populated, not so many people
  5. Distance: again nearly 300 kilometers on a single day on a motorbike

Image sources

  1. Young villagers on the road
  2. Small village along the road
  3. Mountains in Xiangkhouang Province
  4. Me enjoying the stunning view
  5. Brown gushing river

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