Chanthavinh Resort and Spa
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... knife in the jaw that still had teeth, and ripped the bottom of the jaw off the head. I heaved, and ran.
We made our way around the palace to the other side and looked for a bar called Utopia. We couldn’t find it, but sat down in a beautifully decorated French restaurant; it felt like we were sitting in the jungle with creeper plants and paper lanterns dangling from bamboo; we were exposed to the open sky and could for the first time in days, ...
... again - yum. Nicole then wanted some socks but comparatively they were quite expensive compared to everything else we've been buying so we walked away bare footed.
The next day we borrowed a pair of bicycles from our hotel and set off to the bamboo bridge with the intention of exploring the other side with the bikes. When we got there however we realised the other side wasn't really suitable for bikes - and we didn't fancy carrying our bikes down and up the many steps to ...
... and I made a great team. We sat and chatted to some other travellers around a fire and headed to bed early. The tents were so tiny. Dave and I could barely fit so I don't know how the guys managed! Day 47 This morning we had some yummy pancakes to set us up and then headed off early. The countryside was amazing. We passed so many areas of water which were flooded woodland so they were full of dead trees. It looked really eerie and the reflections of the trees in the water were ...
... west. So after my first night ( at a lovely guesthouse run by sn American and his Lao wife), i got on a 3 hour bus ride down there. I the end, I found the elephants a bit depressing. They are such intelligent animals, and while I know they are used for work, it had a zoo-type of a feel to it. (That said, a few photos, of course).
Much more fun was the fair that went alongside the Festival ...
... you find yourself paying almost the same amount for a three mile ride into town as you just paid for an eighty mile ride from the town you've just arrived from.
Luang Prabang is still our favourite city and there remains many reasons for this. But we're not kidding ourselves these reasons are being eroded. We just hope the erosion is as rapid as the rest of the pace of life still in the city. May it remain so for a long time ...