Don't take speedboats on the Mekong

By Clem | Feb 17, 2018
Asia

Even though every guide and every blog will tell you to not take the speedboat some clueless travelers still try to buy tickets.

Speedboats are dangerous, uncomfortable, extremely noisy and more expensive, so be warned.

Unless you are in a rush, the slow boat will be a much more enjoyable ride!

Speedboat on the Mekong, near Huay Xai

Speedboat on the Mekong, near Huay Xai

Thailand Laos Safety Boat Luang Prabang Pakbeng Huay Xai Mekong Transportation Southeast Asia

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