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Pa Khoang Lake

PA KHOANG LAKE

Just 17km east of Dien Bien Phu, coming from the direction of Son La, and 4km off the highway, is a beautiful artificial body of water called Pa Khoang Lake (HO Pa Koang). About 15km drive around the lake’s edge, or an hour’s boat ride plus a 3km forest walk, is the bunker of General Giap, Vietnamese commander of the Dien Bien Phu campaign. There is also a remote Thai and Sa village that can be visited across the lake.

There is accommodation at Pa Khoang, in the 1997 built, but rapidly disintegrating, Pa Khoang Hotel (926552; fan rooms US$10-12); it’s an a gorgeous setting, but the cobwebby and musty rooms are falling apart. While the hotel might not cry out for overnight guests, it’s a good venue in which to spend a few hours en route to or from Dien Bien Phu; hire a motor boats (US$10 return) to the bunker of villages, and stay for lunch. If she’s still around, a splendid elderly women with blackened teeth will probably embrace and kiss you before she cooks for you.

 

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