Feb 24, 2010

It's now official, Slowboat Stopped Huay Xai to Luang Prabang (old post)

Lao People Democratic Republic
Peace Independence Democracy Unity Prosperity
Ministry of Public work and transportation Number 274
Section of Public work and Transportation province Bokeo date 18 Feb 2010
To: Tourist companies and citizens whom will be traveling from Houeisay to Pakbeng by local boat.
At present, the department of Public work and Transportation Bokeo province would like to announce that the river transportation has to stop at present because the big boat can no longer travel due to the low water level in the Mekong River. Rapids in the river would make it unsafe for boat to travel. All big boat transportations have to stop until further notice.
This regards all concerned persons that provide transportation and all tourists that which to travel between Houei Say and Luang Prabang and vice versa. Please acknowledge and follow for your safety.
Special: 45 seats Bus Transportation are available daily:
1. Houeisay to Luang Namtha 2 departures
2. Houeisay to Oudomxay 1 departure
3. Houeisay to Luang Prabang 3 departures
4. Houeisay to VTE 1 departure
5. Houeisay to Pakbeng Normal operation by speed boat
Department of Public Work and Transportation, Bokeo Province.


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