Royal Dokmaideng Hotel
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On Sunday we woke up late as we had indicated to the owner that setting up for breakfast early would not be necessary. He was having some fruit with an old friend of his in the dining room when we eventually surfaced and we shoved 2 baguettes in the oven and grab 2 yoghurts for while we waited: setting up today was unnecessary and everyone could spend their timing doing far more important things, like ...
... up our things. We needed to make change as he was worried they’d short-change him the 5000kip for the '3 minute’ phone call, so I went out in search of somewhere that sold water, or would exchange our large notes for smaller ones. We agreed to meet downstairs in 5 minutes.
I walked out the front door with my bags on my back and front and walked to the corner to see if I could spot anywhere that sold water. One of the staff from the guesthouse ran after me and ...
... The lack of a work ethic, which came from a good place, the desire to only have what you actually need, still exists. The pace of life outside the cities is evidently slow, relaxed, human. But within the places I named earlier in this comment the mood has changed. Six years ago the cry was "waterfall, tuk-tuk, opium". (And again, I'll remind you, society never collapsed). Now it is just "waterfall, tuk-tuk" and it feels like something is missing and indeed there ...
... to pay to enter it! After the cave we decided we'd just chill next to the river all day until sunset. There were little wooden platforms a little way into the river and we waded to reach one and sunbathed there for a few hours! With picturesque mountains behind us, the river in front of us and a bar with decent music; we were set for the day! We watched the sunset go down behind the mountains with hot air balloons flying over our heads - it ...
... nic nie widząc oraz skąd on wie kiedy skręcić lub ominąć skały. W środku jaskini wysiedliśmy, aby zobaczyć pięknie podświetlone stalagmity i stalaktyty. Następnie kontynuowaliśmy podróż łódką. Jakoże była to pora sucha i poziom wody był niski, nasza łódka ocierała się o dno, a w pewnym momencie musieliśmy pomóc naszemu kierowcy przeciągnąć ...