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Travel Blogs from Udon Thani
... called Hor Mok Ta-lee.
This has become by far my favorite dish in Thailand and luckily it is served at our two favorite restaurants in town. I am still learning exactly what the dish contains, but from what I can gather the base is an egg, coconut milk, cabbage, and basil custard with shrimp, whitefish, and squid mixed in. It is cooked in a double broiler after being wrapped in either tin foil or banana leaf, depending on what is on-hand.
... Most of the sculptures were really large and very densely packed within the space, the effect was amazing but slightly confusing, it would have been nice to have some sort of guide to try and work out the relevance of different poses, postures and characters, all in all it was a tad overwhelming!To level out the surrealism we decided to head to the next stop – the local market. This contained many of the usual bits'n'bobs once can ...
... to serve in the army. Students of the female variety have a 3 day weekend.
I'm Thai-ing my best to learn Thai:
If Mandarin and Hebrew had a love child the written language would be Thai. It has 44 beautiful curly cue letters, 5 of which depict the sound 'K" alone. It's a tonal language so for example the word "ma" could be said to mean mom, dog, come, grandma or horse. Take it ...
... Mr. Tong came by to say hi, loved Hugo, said he wouldn't mind having him for the night...very straight forward guy! Yikes!
It got pretty late before we were back at the house. Zzzz...
Today we had our last day here in Udon Thani. After some discussion, we'd decided to go to an Internet cafe to order plane tickets to Hanoi (we had thought about taking a sleeper bus from Vientiane to Hanoi, a lot cheaper, but not very safe. Uncertain parents ...
We arrived at the bus station in Udon Thani around 3 o'clock in the morning. The bus ride was pretty ok. We got some food, drinks and snacks (some of it was ok, but we did have to throw a lot). Had our own little screen to watch movies. But ended up watching The Incredible Burt Wonderstone on the iPad, funny movie. Richard came and met us with his motorbike and fixed a tuk tuk so we all could get back to his place (not enough room for two extra persons with ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Swimming pool