Mekong Riverview Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
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... br> the nightly craft market.
On the first night here we were just driving down the road when our friends, Carmen and Gyeroen from Belgium that we first met way back in Penang in Malaysia, came up behind us.
So far we have seen them four times although they have taken a different route to us. They are also travelling in a Mercedes campervan but they have their three children ...
... we arrived at a gas station on the side of the road and all the westerners were shouted at with "passport". We figured this meant this was the border crossing and so did our best to work out what we needed to do. First stop, get our stamp out of Vietnam. Then, walk 15 minutes through "no man's land" until we cross into Laos. Get some sort of stamp for Laos, then another counter to pay for our visa and finally, our official arrival stamp into Laos. This ...
... going to get Tetanus from cutting my hand on the lock or get eaten alive by mosquitoes in my birthday suit. Needless to say, I switched hostels the next morning to Khammany Inn (definitely recommend - super social hostel).
After a stressful hour of settling in, I finally set out on foot to figure my **** out. Once I got to the central Old Town area, right away I noticed how many solo female travelers were roaming the streets. I again had that comforted sensation wash ...
... he shortened it. We changed into mahout clothing, learnt a bit more about the elephants, then the commands and were told we'd be taken off to ride our elephants in a short while. A short while which got longer and longer and longer as groups kept turning up for rides. After a 30 minute wait, Mr Good and MT told us that it would be about her hour so suggested we have lunch then ride the elephants afterwards. After lunch, we were left hanging around for half an hour and told ...