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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Despite an early start and accidentally interrupting a national parade, we set off to Vientiane in good spirits. However, it was too good to be true and before long our mood plummeted. The further through the mountains we chugged, the more our 'VIP' bus seemed like it might give up. VIP was a more than generous term for our mode of transport, the …
... off at a small village on the bank of the river to pick up some more locals. Children ran to the boat and began showing us their little handmade bracelets. Will was eating a chocolate chip cookie and one boy begged Will for a cookie. Will without hesitating gave him the cookie. The kids smiled big and ran back up to his village happy as a clam. This is the second time we see children asking for food and eating like little savages. It makes me realize ...
... seats, but a much longer journey... Jaysus that was some seriously dull boat trip. We finally arrived in Luang Prabang and caught tuk tuk taxis to the actual town, given that the port was miles away from it. By now everyone on the boat had formed a little community so we agreed to meet up after finding our hostels. This is the reason I am now drunk. More on that later. I had booked a hostel prior to my arrival, but thanks to some appalling directions given by the admittedly ...
... Laos but over a third of them never exploded. More than 30 years later one Laos person is killed everyday and many more injured from bomb explosions. The UXO Organisation has been developed to find and safely detonate UXO all over Laos. They also teach children in schools what the bombs look like and what to do if they find one. Can you imagine that at home, being taught in school what bombs look like, where they likely are and what to do if you see one? The concept ...
... have stopped for lunch, a cliff over hanging the valleys with a clear view of the mountain terrain. Even the washrooms had a view like none other. Check out the pictures! We had a local tour guide going through Laos. He encouraged questions, on any topic. Of course being interested in the education system. Being a communist country there are a few things you would expect to be free, however, in Laos. Nothing is free, there is no such thing as assistance and taxes are paid ...