Don Chan Palace
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... a mouth of a 3-metre-tall demon head (9.8 ft) and climb staircases from hell to heaven. Each story contains sculptures depicting the level. At the top, there is a vantage point where the entire park is visible. Another sculpture, an enormous 40-metre-long (130 ft) reclining Buddha, is also a park attraction. I thought this was an impressive sculpture! The heat here was as hot as hell itself. The sweat just dripped from us and no matter how much I drank I did not need to go to ...
... swayed and to the Scandinavian Bakery which had an impressive reputation. The cakes were too inviting to resist, so I had a slice of the fruit cake (heartbreakingly they had sold out of the cheesecakes!) and an iced chocolate drink. We took advantage of the wifi to write blogs and book another flight - our exit from Philippines to Kuala Lumpur is officially booked for the 21st July. From the fountain square we found our way to the night market in the same deserted park from ...
... into the office from the embassy. We finally got our passports and went back to the hostel where we had spag bowl which was gross. The sauce is so sweet it tastes like sugar but I think that's common out here. I went to sleep quite early as I was tired, whats new lol!
Total Budget 152,000!
Hotel - 50,000
Breakfast - 15,000
Lunch - 22,000
Dinner - 45,000
Tuk Tuk - 20,000
Day 58 - 3rd June
We flew from Mandalay to the Don Muang regional airport in Bangkok which was effortless compared to some of the other transport options we've endured. Thailand has free-on-arrival visas which is completely brilliant, so again, effortless. The airport is connected to the train station by an enclosed walkway, effortless encore du temps (feel free to correct my French). In 2 minutes we purchased 2 berths on the overnight train to Nong Khai (at the Laos border), easy. ...
... done. Back on the bus and we have another 12 hours to go roughly. It is rather smooth sailing the rest of the way.. Besides me making an argument with the bus staff for not stopping for about 12 hours for a washroom break. Once I threatened to lower my pants and pee on the bus, we stopped on the side of the road rather quickly. Aha. Shameless I am.
We make it into Vientaine, Laos in the evening.. And nothing is on my mind more than a decent nights sleep! Sweet ...