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... shopping everywhere!
Every alley , road , nook , and cranny------there is something to buy!!
Then headed back to the long necks
They are refugees
At the age of 5 they put necklace brace on the girls necks to stretch them.
Every 5 years they take the necklace brace off and add more rings to it to stretch it some more.
Until the age of 45.
Then we headed home. A long day!
... to buy a long sleeve light weight jumper for the evenings. It may of been second hand but it was only 20 baht (under 50p) so I snapped it up and gave it a hand wash when we returned to the room. We'd found out (through our usual sources) that there was a great vantage point for sunset up by a mountain top temple ('Wat Tham Pha Plong'). However, the clouds weren't looking too promising so we decided to wait and see if they passed. Whilst we waited, we sat at a very nice place ...
... good and knew all the letters. We carried on up the hill but the guides were a bit worried we wouldn't make the border in time so they ordered a motorbike taxi for us. The driver took us along a narrow one way uphill track. We arrived at the village of Kyaing Tong to some crackers going off and some chanting. It turned out that there was a wedding takingplace and we were invited to join in. All of the women ...
... me so well that they stocked my refrigerator with Coke Zero and water. I just LOVE them.
As soon as we finished lunch we visited the Big Buddha along the river. We took pictures and then walked across the street to do some shopping. The students this year want to shop all of the time. We spent about 30 minutes at this market. We then traveled maybe 30 minutes to Chiang Suen. We visited a museum and the ruins of the old city. We learned that the commoners' wats (temples) ...
Nick & I presumed that Laos would be a Thailand with different currency, oh how wrong we were. The infamous phrase of "assumption is the mother of all f*** ups" would best describe this when we arrived in Laos. For some reason, I totally forgot about the fact that people in Laos obviously spoke a different language. We lived up to the classic stereotype of ignorant Brits and first greeted them in Thai! Luang Probang was awesome, It really ...
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