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- Continental Breakfast
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Travel Blogs from Luang Prabang
... was the nicest and freshest rice I'd ever tasted. We had other food too that were all made out of rice, like biscuits and rice cakes. So it was a very carby meal but also a very good one. After, our guide showed us the main sport in Laos, which is like volleyball with your feet, but I got hit in the eye so didn't play for very long. We also learnt how to weave strips of bamboo into baskets that we could carry rice with as well as sunhats. I'm really glad I learnt about what happens ...
... is so fantastical. As the road twists and turns there is a different view every few minutes of these steeply rising hillsides covered in trees, with paddy fields clinging to their bottom edge, and the river ever present. Now in Nong Khiaw they have a tarmac road, and we are back with traffic, though it is mostly scooters and motorbikes, with quite a large presence of Toyota pickups, but the river is still a big presence. We sheltered from the rain for ...
... was bored of being on that bus, and made it his mission to overtake everything. Whether something was coming the other way or not. Twice we swerved to avoid either a pot hole and another car and twice the bus wobbled and we were on the edge of tipping over. At this point it wasn't funny any more. The driver was whooping as he over took more and more and we were getting more and more concerned that we'd survived an 11 hour journey and then were going to die in the last hour. ...
We had to wake up early to eat to take advantage of the free offered breakfast. Only downside to included breakfast is that it usually ends early in the morning, this time had to get there around 930. A bit of a struggle after a night out. Then we took a minibus to the main attraction of Luang Prabang, the Kuang Si waterfall. It's beautiful and there are pools of blue water that you can swim in but the water is freezing. It's refreshing on a hot ...
As the rain came down again we set off to cross the border into Lao. A bus ride to the border crossing and a simple exit from Thailand. A coach takes you across the Friendship bridge to then get your visa and entrance to Lao. 35US$ later and our Tuktuk took us for a 30 minute drive to the landing stage to board our boat for the next two days. Thankfully the sun had come out by then.The first thing we noticed ...