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Travel Blogs from Vientiane
... boat takes us to a small village along the Nam Lik river. There we get the chance to visit a primary school.The road is very good here (just here) because the government is building a dam in the river for hydro electricity.
From here we get to ride on the back of a truck to Vang Vieng. We have a good view from the back and take in the surrounding country side. There are cows just wandering on the road, banana and papaya plantations, rice fields and mountains. Along ...
Time flies, and so does money. We expected
(and heard) that things would be cheaper here, but Laos is actually more
expensive than Thailand. Capital Vientiane scared us away quickly with its rates,
but not before we went back to the 90īs with an old school Tae Bo class. The
class was part of a very relaxed day at the fitness center: for about 6e we got a 1h massage and use of the swimming pool, sauna, steam bath and gym.
Earlier in Luang Prabang we decided ...
... we had seen them was when they left Vang Vieng and Felix was not well either. Apparently, he was feeling better, but this was the first day he had left the bed. Kirsty came back and said how great it was to see them and hoped we'd bump into them again.
That evening we went out in search of some dinner and stumbled across a really nice looking pizza place. What with feeling ill I fancied some home comforts and wanted to stay clear of the local cuisine until I was ...
Day of our trip 72
Day 8 in Laos
As you can see we are moving on - we have now driven miles since leaving home.
The temp gets higher & higher - as much as we moan about the weather in England - this can be v uncomfortable, no sooner do you come out of the shower and u r sweating (yes even the ladies) again.
Most of the roads in ...
... well as the two he already occupied. I timed my elbow to his side with precision as we hit a bump in the road. This woke the man who then slithered over to his two seats again. This 'game' carried on for the next 4 hours. After four hours in the mini bus we as arrived in vientieane the capital city of laos. We we dumped in a side road to be picked up my another mini bus a few minutes later. This bus took us to the bus station on the out skirts of the city. Here we ...