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... enjoying the local brew, again due to the medication I was on this pleasure was denied us and we have frustratingly had to stay dry.
So Laos major selling points have been out of reach to us, (well to me but Sharon has stayed dry with me) due to bad luck. Now the things we didn't like, the country is famous for its laid back attitude and friendly people, this unfortunately translates in our opinion on people that don't seem bothered in trying to sell ...
... glowing in the evening light, watching over the city and the Mekong at sunset.
We had dinner at La Panorama, a rooftop restaurant where I could appreciate the grand city sights over a delicious meal. Pakse is much larger than Savannakhet, offering more attractions and traffic.
The group gathered at a nearby guesthouse at 7.30am for our bus pickup. In our Christmas group was Gavin, an accountant from Perth, and his partner Kylie, a ...
... The documentaries really are shocking, but definitely should be watched.
In the afternoon, Dave took me for a bicycle tour of Savannakhet. We rode out to ITECC, a 'shopping mall’ filled with typical outdoors market stands. Clothes, trinkets, pirated DVD’s, and a surprising lot of pizza places. The shopping mall is only open every fortnight. We rode along the Mekong, looking at all the new houses being built, part of the rapid 'development’ of Savan. ...
... a German working at World Vision, Chantelle, a South African school teacher, York a German doctor, and Dave my Canadian host.
An English couple riding bicycles around southeast Asia, raising funds for Children of the Mekong, came over for the movie night at Dave's. In such a remote location I met people from all over the globe.
A relaxing Sunday, which consisted of a morning bike ride, an afternoon nap, reading my book, and an evening stroll ...
... these social events, I have very quickly met most of the expat community living here. They have all been able to impart Laos-survival-tactics on me, telling me where I can buy cheese, or who sells Cadbury chocolate. Important information! The group then made its way to Savanlaty- one of two discos in Savannakhet! It was unlike any nightclub I had been to before- the music was blaring, making conversation impossible (standard), but no one was dancing, instead the polite ...