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Don't expect too much help

Advantages: good overview over the main attractions
Disadvantages: bus times and prices inaccurate

-------------------- I'm using the 6th edition, published in August 2007. -------------------- Laos is definitely my favourite country, travelling or living there. My initial plan was to spend there one week, basically just a quick stop on my way to Viet ...

sun-is-shining 17.06.2009 · Read full review
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Laos LP - usefull to an extent

Advantages: Deciding where to go
Disadvantages: Decing what to do when you get to these places

I used the Laos Lonely Planet and found my way around the country and had a fab time (see my review on Laos). As any guide book, you can only use them as a guide. I know this may sound obvious, but what I mean is that you cannot follow them religously ...

bmassen 24.05.2003 · Read full review
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Lonely Planet Laos

Advantages: Fantastic information about accomodation, Maps
Disadvantages: Can get too caught up with recommendations

Another great book for the Lonely Planet series. The book provides you with plenty of maps and hotel information to enable you not to get lost in a new town or hustled by any of the local touts. Although the people of Laos are generally very friendly, ...

Naturalsponge 19.01.2007 · Read full review
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Very Comprehensive - a must read

Advantages: lots on information
Disadvantages: basic

...We visited the Yucatan area of Mexico last autumn and found the Lonely Planet guide to be indispensable. It gives the warts and all picture of the country, along with recommendations of places to stay, visit and eat. The only problem with the Lonely Pla ...

moraghewat 05.07.2000 · Read full review
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A Bible to all travellers

Advantages: Very consice
Disadvantages: Heavy book

Me and my Girlfriend decided to travell through Mexico, and bought the Lonley planet as our guide. It's contains all the information you would possible need, maps, bus time tables, food, drink, hotels etc. It gives you the freedom to turn up somewhere and ...

martindonnelly 09.08.2001 · Read full review
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