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Travel Blogs from Pakse
In shipping terminology, a milk run is part loads that get picked up and delivered on a given route. The slow bus from Savannakhet was just that with both human and goods cargo. The bus was scheduled to leave Savannakhet at 8 am. It did leave the bus station at that time. But the bus made about a dozen stops on the way out of town and picking up …
... in Vietnam and died. After that, it was my turn to stress about Nath and his safety and I was constantly aware of how close he was to the edge. We walked about on the flat for a bit, found some broken branches, threw them in the water (ultimate poo sticks) and went back down. The next stop was at a village, not really sure what we were meant to see there, but as we pulled up, a herd of kids came charging over. They stood outside the van waiting for us to get out ...
... it is a great way to see and meet Lao people and the way they live in villages. Initially we wanted to make the big loop, which was still our plan and for that reason we should really keep on driving all the way to Tad Lo village, however we decided to spend the night here as the place looked really charming! Mr. Vieng, the host, runs the organic coffee plantation and you can drink some delicious coffee, while snacking on organic roasted peanuts! Most of the homestays are pretty ...
... was to prove even more challenging with 5 more large ziplines and two canopy walks. These canopy walks were the highest things I have ever seen and no other way down or out. The first was like a wooden swing bridge. Two planks wide with a wire hand rail on each side. I just looked at the other end, where my 9 year old daredevil was sitting grinning at me and kept repeating to myself. It's just a bridge you can do it, over and over like a mantra. The tears were very close ...
... No light pollution in the jungle revealed more stars than I have ever seen in my life. We just all just stood there looking up in amazement.
The next day I awoke and 5:30am and headed to a lookout point where we witnessed the sun rise over Laos. It was amazing and well worth it and made me forget how tired I was. We then headed to a couple more waterfalls before going home.
Other places to stay in Pakse
P.O. Box 504, No 13 Road, Ban Phonesaad, Pakse | 3 star hotelfrom $18
Street no. 5, Pakse | 2 star hotelfrom $27
Road No.13 Ban Prabath P.O.Box 718, Pakse | Hotelfrom $24
Lao Nippon Bridge Mekong Riverside Road, Pakse | Hotelfrom $30
13 South, Pakse | Hotelfrom $19
Lakmeumg Village, Pakse | Hotelfrom $19