Namkhong Riverside Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chiang Khong
Not only is there free wifi in my room at the hotel in this little
border town, but it is the smartest place I've stayed yet and dinner,
breakfast and a packed lunch for tomorrow are included! And the hotel
is sorting out my visa (and everyone else's). It's a really nice place
and has a pool too. Sort of boutique backpacker. …
We left chiang mai at noon for a 5hrs painful ride on the back of a mini van to get to Chiang Khong. Chiang Khong was a very small town with limited Internet access. We did got scam by paying for the Internet that wouldn't work in the guesthouse we stayed in. We stayed for a night and early next morning we crossed the river to Huay xai (Laos) to board our slowboat.
So here we are in Chiang Khong...another one of the many 'Chiangs' that exist in northern Thailand...sitting on our hotel balcony that backs directly onto the Mekong, and has a fantastic view straight across to Laos. Not bad, not bad at all.
When we were walking the main street of Chiang Khong today, we were gobsmacked by the …
the Laos boarder went every hour. We decided to get the mid-day bus as that would give us enough time to change money & have breakfast. There wasn't many places around that looked like they did breakfast so we went to The Pizza Company. We had a really delishious pepperoni pizza. The second proper pizza since we left England. We were both struggling a bit today as we had a terrible nights sleep. The hotel was right on the ...