The Englishman's Retreat Guesthouse & Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... steamed we made tomato jeow and eggplant meow which are accompaniments and like dips. Nouk showed us how to soak and then steam sticky rice which is a staple in any Laos kitchen. All the cooking was done over charcoal fires. Nouk also made Tam Mak Houng which is a spicy papaya salad.
After the preparation we all sat down and ate our meals and finished off our fun morning with mango and sticky rice.
... teachers), a Physics camp has been planned to take place at our school the following day. We are told that these types of camps usually take weeks of planning to ensure that the more than 150 students with have places to sleep, bathe and most importantly eat. After teaching our morning class, we are informed that our afternoon class has been cancelled so that the students can help prepare for the camp. After finishing our lunch at school, one of the ...
... and peaceful but occasionally we got some very odd looks, Udon Thani in general is not particularly popular with foreign tourists and it seems this temple is even less so and as the only white people there we were a bit of a spectacle. After spending some time looking around and enjoying the peaceful surroundings it was time to head back into the car.
Emily was driving for the trip between the wat and the Museum. She was somewhat surprised to come across a roadblock ...
... car... in Thailand and many other developing countries it's in descending order. Here the right of way is who ever has the most damaging vehicle.
*Note: cars drive on the opposite of the road, British style. The driver's seat is on the right side.
If a car is drifting or turning into your lane have no fear, simply drift into the adjacent lane, even if it's designated for oncoming traffic!
Not that much is happening these days (so this might just be a little boring, but anyways..)
We've been taking it easy and are starting to feel restless and ready for something new. So today we went to an Internet cafe. Tried to figure out our next step, but didn't quite end up with an exact plan.
We ate dinner with Richard and Poo at the food court inside the night market. Tasty mushroom soup and ...