Nan Fah Hotel
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... As I walk out of the tent in the morning, I see what had happened in the night. A large branch broke off and 1 meter pitched off next to the tent. Not to think what would have happened if the branch would have fallen directly onto the tent.
The trip to Pua was then quiet and we did what we always do when we arrive in a village or town. First, look for a Guest House. Usually we do not take the first, we see if there is one ...
... just beginning the dry season here. Just passed a golf course, so we must be nearing civilization. Nan is a pretty little town ... lots of temples and a very good natural history museum. It's housed in an old French colonial mansion ... huge, high-ceilinged rooms with large open windows ... only carved wooden shutters or screens, no glass. Excellent displays of hill-tribe life including house interiors, clothing, jewelry, tools and life-sized dioramas ...
... huge smile and say, "good mooorning teecha" or "teecha so beautiful". Really. How can you not love hearing that fifty times a day?? Plus, as the new foreign teacher, I feel like I've achieved celebrity status when students I don't even have get wide-eyed and leap out of my way as I walk down the halls saying "sorry teecha, hello teecha" with big grins, or insist on taking pictures with me on their camera phones. My Roommate - the nicest girl I could ...
... gonna be rough because almost no one speaks English, I don't know my way around, I have no idea how I'm gonna workout in this heat, and I'm feeling a bit displaced and uncomfortable. But this is a transition period and I have such high hopes for this time next month. I already love the people, the food and the culture. This is going to be a good year! No one saves us ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path ...
So we made our way to Laos. And it was here that my expectations were low.
Based on other peoples experiences, our volunteer placement involved sleeping on the floor of a bare bones house with no walls and living off buffalo meat, boiled vegies and sticky rice. With a guarantee of food poisoning!
The town of Ban Na in Laos is one of a few small villiages in the country who offer tourist attractions like treking, waterfall swimming etc as well as homestays ...
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229 Moo 4, T. Phasing, A. Muang, Nan | Hotelfrom $17
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1/11 Kua Luang Road, Nan | Hotelfrom $41