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The first night we slept at Sabaidee guest house, in Tha
Lang, which is surrounded by lakes with trees in them, giving rise to a very
desolate landscape (see my flickr account). Walking into the town, everybody
was saying hello to us, and the little children thought we were very
interesting. One of the fun things to do in small towns in Asia is to take
picture of a child and then show him or her the picture on your camera. They
... distance apart incorporating a fantastic walk through the pine trees and the undulating hills of the surrounding area, providing some context to these intriguing archaeological sites. There are more than 90 sites in total, with only seven open to the public. The area has been nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site but even if it achieves this status in the near future, it is definitely a top historical wonder of Laos. Each site is fundamentally the same, huge stone jars, some ...
... 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 ...
... bus station we purchased a ticket and were ushered on to the bus which we quickly jumped off as it was overcrowded and the isle and footwells were full of random boxes. We waited for the last bus which was less crowded and headed down to Paske where we could transfer to DonDet part of the 4000 islands.
The original plan was to arrive at around 6am and then find a bus to our next destination this however did not go according to plan and ...
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 ...
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