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... the journey ahead. The boat itself was great, a long barge style boat with seats pulled out a bus and lined up and down each side. We got a seat and watched the beautiful scenery go by. We where on the river for around 6hrs until we reached our overnight stop in Pat Beng and when we reached there the race was well and truly on. Its was a mad scramble to get off, grab your backpack from the hold which was basically under the boat floorboards and then dash up the hill to get the best ...
Last time we left you with our first day in Luang Prabang, well it was just chill out day walking round and checking out our surroundings. (Apart from the butterflies) After that we wondered to a little Aussie sports bar, awfully Western I know, however I had a meal that was the most enjoyable since being poorly and it was only Napoli pasta! We also got great signal there, we had managed a brief Skype with Linz in the bar before but managed a more clear ...
... that I have loved but I have always been excited to move on. Not so here...I really do not want to leave here. There are so many temptations....rafting, tubing, trekking, waterfalls, caves.....the list goes on.... And then there is the Mekong/Khan again with its romantic allure. It lulls you into imagining this country has only ever been peaceful as we all relax by the gently flowing river listening to the children frolicking below. If only I could bottle this ...
... so I stepped into the open layout shops. I observed that some of the shopkeepers seemed to live at their shops. In one shop I found a hammock in the back with twin boys sleeping there. Inside another shop was a toddler watching TV. A small kitchen area peeked through a slightly open door in the back of the shop. Down a dusty lane between two shops was a bathroom shed. If my observation is on target, I wouldn’t be too surprised since people probably don’t have ...
... worsening. The driver changes the tyre no problem, but it is just a sign of things to come and the roads go from bad to worse. Imagine being sat on a washing machine for 8 hours whilst it is on that frequently smashes into potholes and rocks with a driver that has clearly been watching too much Formula 1 recently, and you'll someway to feeling out pain in this journey. Zero chance of sleep (unless your name is ...