Rose House Pratunam
Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... never again wanting to see a mini bus! Luang Prabang is a beautiful place. Instantly we fell for this quaint and quiet town. We spent three days here and ventured around the markets, cycled around the 'chocolate brown' Mekong river as lonley planet describes it and visited numerous wats and the spectacular royal palace. We enjoyed some really good food including a street food stall which was an all you can eat Buffett for £2! There is an 11 pm curfew in Luang Prabang, yet ...
... to split up – Mark and Vic head down towards the river with the aim of hitting the Grand Palace or similar, while the rest of us cram into a taxi and head over towards MBK, a large shopping centre in the middle of the city. We spend a couple of hours there, buying a few bits and pieces but generally enjoying the air-conditioned coolness of the place! We decide to take the scenic route back so jump on the Skytrain down towards the ...
... were told to leave within less than a minute because we accidentally let slip we had no money! However, by the fourth shop we were absolute pros; enquiring about cuts, fabrics and prices of all the Armani-style suits, we almost convinced ourselves we needed them for our 'office jobs back in England'... Having seen a total of 3 actual attractions (the Lucky Buddha, the Big Buddha and the Golden Mount), we hopped back on the 47 and ...
... mai. First option was a 13hr over night train .... Fully booked unless we wanted to sit... We opted no. Next option was a flight... After missing out on a great deal the price put us off... Another no. Out final option but the cheapest was an overnight coach for 12 hours... We decided that due to our budget this was the best option in our circumstances. The poor lady helping us was going round in circles and ...
... but no paper towels or hand dryers. It’s advisable to travel with a supply of tissues.
Our tour concluded with a drive past the royal palace and official buildings, and a very brief stop at a certified gem and jewelry fabrication and sales workshop. Joyce had been looking forward to finding some sapphire bargains, but the prices were too high, even after a bit of haggling. Unfortunately our tour was running late, and we only had about 15 ...
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