- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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... Hes taking a huge step in this trip and purchased a vest - the very impressive tshirt tan he has been sporting has finally had its day and hes sporting a even albeit lobster red tan, similar to myself.
Also.........we have tans now. Arms, face, legs are slowly becoming tanned. (Took long enough)
Things are going pretty smoothly on the travelling front though and still having a brilliant time. I couldn't half go a wee cold glass bottle of Irn Bru though!!!
... taken this route before. That said, the driving style here is reflective of the overall respectful attitude of the Laotian people. The driver patiently waited for scooters to be able to move over, only honking when we were going around blind corners. At first, when we arrive at the resort, it seems like we are the only guests. The staff barely seemed to be expecting us. As has been customary on this trip, we are given a welcome drink while we check in. As have been customary, it ...
... down a little dirt road. We walked, and walked and walked slowly becoming concerned that maybe this wasn't a shortcut after all. All the sudden we heard the the telltale sounds of a motor scooter and as the driver passed giving us a perplexed look, we cheered because we now knew the road had to lead somewhere renewed in our faith we kept trekking....and trekking ...and trekking. Suddenly another motor scooter appeared to help encourage us in our journey. Still we ...
... denied the existence of the trail and two US presidents denied bombing it (as we witnessed in one of the documentaries we watched there). Each little red dot on the map is one bombing mission. Not one bomb, one mission.
The biggest problem are the cluster bombs - hundreds of little orange-sized explosives fell from each larger bomb, and about 30% of these failed to detonate. They're the perfect size/shape/colour for kids to pick up. ...
... get a "thank you" or a tax receipt for our generosity. Here, with this daily ritual, is a reminder of true humility and gratitude. The monks would not eat, except for the contributions by the whole community. If there are leftovers from the lunch meal, the monks give these to the poor or feed the animals (there are dogs and cats wandering around town) The community benefits by just having the monk presence and their teachings of the Buddhist traditions ...