Don Chan Palace
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... 8217; here, if you sawaddy everybody you meet, you’ll get a smile, prayerful hands and a bow. And when we are served we say, cop jai, or cop jai lie lie, thank you very much. It’s nice to see the recognition that we’ve said a word in their language (probably wrongly, but we’ve tried). We do our best to be good ambassadors for Australia.
... a true cliche and one better suited for Sun readers anyway. I do know what you mean and you will get pictures, but to use another cliche, patience is a virtue eh?
We've just got off another gruelling twelve hour night bus (can you suggest what picture might paint those words better? The bus looked cute, the journey was anything but.) and are back safely ensconced in a nice hotel in the capital. It's Lizas turn to have the ***** (again, you want a picture dear readers?) ...
... two disney blankets on it, a small mattress with ants in! Everyone else just dumped there stuff and got in the bed....No way was I doing that. Carl was laughing at me and telling me to hurry up but I had to remake the bed shaking off the bugs and dirt! I have gotten a lot better but still not ready to share my bed with ants!! :-)
Arrived in Vientiane and the bus station is really far out, so showed tuk ...
... in the cave. What happend next was amazing and unexpected.
We decided to try hitchhiking again (without thumbs in the air) within 30mins we had been picked up and dropped off where there was a bus to Vientiane ready, waiting and leaving 2mins after we were on board. In Vientiane we needed to get to the bus station miles away at the opposite end of the city, a local guy realised we couldn't get a connectiong bus there at night and offered to give us a lift in the ...
... up, we payed a few thousand Baht, again, and then were told to return the next day after 1:00 to receive our visa.
This is where the actual enjoyment of our trip began. After checking into a guest house, we had the remainder of the afternoon and evening to explore Vientiane. Laos was a French controlled colony until 1953 when it received its independence as a constitutional monarchy but since then has had a tumultuous history and now exists as a single ...