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... be seen through the trees, though not many, and one cave, which we were told later is inhabited for about two months of the year. As we got closer to Muang Ngoi Neua, there was a bit less tree cover and we could see the chalky limestone showing through. Because of the rain, the tops of these hills are often shrouded in cloud, which only adds to the atmospheric feeling. The boat landing area is minimal. A plastic floating jetty is connected to concrete steps via a wooden ...
... in split skewers which kept the flavour in and had a fresh salad of mint, coriander and betel leaves, sliced tomato which tasted like tomato and cucumber. The best bit was the dipping sauce which was sweet, garlicky and mighty spicy with slices of hot little chillies. We ordered the sticky rice to accompany our meal which was the dark style, red rice and yummy. Such a nice meal but gee we were fading fast. We wandered back along the river and up the ...
Having left behind the Anglo-Saxon world with a final stop in Australia my tour around the world has finally hit Asia. After spending a bit of time in the very international city of Singapore, Laos was my first 'real' country in South-East Asia. My journey in Laos mostly covered the norther part of the country, reaching from its current capital Vientiane on Thailand's boarded to the ancient capital Luang Prabang. I also included a few days in Vang ...
... arranging a tour for the next day, it was very much low season here so we accepted we may need to pay more to charter our own guide and car rather than share one in a group. We figured as all the hotels are cheap in low season the cost thing evens itself out. Almost.
There are three main sites to view the jars and we saw them all courtesy of our guide (who also happened to be our hotel manager!) and had a nice day strolling around the huge spherical, carved stone ...
... Temples which is one of the most important of Lao monasteries and remains a significant monument to the spirit of religion, royalty and traditional art. It was build in 1559-1560 and previous Lao Kings were crowned in the wat. After that, we got back onto our bikes to explore more of Luang Prabang. We stopped over at a little stand on the side of the road to have a shot of good ole Lao-Lao. This is homemade rice whisky with snakes and turtles and whatever ...