Mekong Riverview Hotel
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... in anticipation of the first sight of those orange robes. As they approached, we followed along side the locals and opened our rice baskets in preparation. The monks walked along side of the street in what seemed to be oldest to youngest. They would have their baskets open and everyone would put a little bit of food inside their basket. The locals ladies were using their hands to form the sticky rice into little balls, but I preferred to use the spoon ...
... but otherwise left us alone. There was no hard sell. Again, I think this stems from their Buddhist mindset and contentness I described earlier. Next I went to Vientiane, the capital, which has only 200,000 people! The streets felt empty, the buildings all needed new paint, and the city wasn't "pretty" like Luang Prabang but I strangely liked it anyway for all of those reasons. It was authentic and eerie and quiet in a good way. This city was also on the Mekong river, and ...
... our own thing in the afternoon after lunch we climbed Mount Phu Si, a 100m hill with a wat and good views of the city. On the way down we passed many statues of Buddhas and a cave that had a footprint of the Buddha.
We were hoping to walk down the other side of the hill and go to the bamboo bridge on the other river going through Luang Prabang – the Khan River. The bridge is only there during the low river ...
... I could now look and shop around once more through these stalls of merchandise.
As tempting as it was, nothing was purchased except for two muffins. One to satisfy Michel’s sweet tooth and the other one, to satisfy my rumbling stomach!
We made it back safely to the hotel at 7:30pm. It was still early in ...