Laos: Touristy Vang Vieng

Popagandhi leaves Laos in a hurry after discovering how touristy Laotian city of Vang Vieng has become. Laos was one of the last South East Asian country to be opened to tourists. “Everybody sold the same mediocre and expensive food tailored for the Western palate. Everybody played the same music. You’d have 3 ‘bars’ in a row, on the little ‘island’ by the banks of the Nam Song, each of them with their sundecks and hammocks. Quaint, but it’s the same everywhere. I ran away in terror, and unfortunately ran out of Laos.”

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