Considering from my most recent post, this must really come as a surprise.
Before any misconception is made, I am making myself clear on all fronts.
I am against the proliferation of drugs and illegal substances but I fully support the growth of the Laos tourism industry.
The drugs and the drunk tubing may have been gone, but the town of Vang Vieng remains as gorgeous as ever with its towering karsts hills. Floating down the river sober is still encouraged and there remains a host of activities waiting for your in Vang Vieng such as spelunking down its caves, and kayaking among others.
Vang Vieng needs tourists for its restaurants, travel agencies, tour operators, hotels and hostels to remain viable and survive. The recent policy changes, have discouraged a lot of would be tourists from visiting Vientiane and Vang Vieng, but I hope that this is just a short…
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