Sooksomboon Guest House
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... all around and it was
certainly a very different and picturesque journey for us both there.
Anyway, after reaching the cave (and having to go all the
way back to our guest house again to get our money, doh!) we hired a boat and a
‘guide’ and entered the mouth of the enormous cave entrance for the start our spooky
adventures underground in the dark….
Well we would love to show you what we found, but cave
photography is not a skill ...
... the bus was less busy and dangerous than we had come to expect and travelled the remaining distance easily with an average speed of 100km/hr (it's the fastest my bike would go), where we successfully completed around 500km in 3days proving the German guy wrong and gain a sense of English pride with our achievement!!
After arriving back we inquired about the bus down to Pakse and headed into town to drop the off the bikes. Upon returning ...
We jumped on our first local bus to Konglor Cave, which was quite an experience! We had countless stops and were joined by locals selling food, and shipping their goods to their remote villages. We bought some unripe mango, with a spicy chilli salt and boiled corn on the cobs! We shared the journey with a crazy French dude who has spent most of his life hitch hiking around the world, and a lovely girl from Leeds ...
... I sprawled across my big bed and slept like a baby. The next day we woke early to grab some breakfast before setting off on the 3km walk to the Kong Lor park entrance. The surrounding here as spectacular and it was nice to breath in some fresh air for a change with the sound of birds instead of bikes. Once we made it to the park we had to pay our entrance fees and then a bit further our boat fees. With three of us (the max) we saved a pretty penny. So ...
... soap AND bottled water. This is like 5 star luxury for us. Bottled water and loo roll was unheard off. After a good shower and scrub we sat and watched the most spectacular sun set before sitting and having some celebratory wines.
During that night we had to get up and turn the fan off because we didn't realize just high up in the mountains we were, so we were both cold and we had to get under the quilt. Yes, that's right, the ...
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