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... on arrival -easy peasy. Phnom Penh is situated at the confluence of three great rivers-known as the 'Chaktomuk'(four faces) or 'Quatre Bras'(four arms) of the Mekong,Tonle Sap and Bassac rivers. About half an hours drive to Ohana hotel ( formerly called the Castle )-checkin to room 106. Coffee and Laos cookies then a walk around the block. Stopped at the nearby Wat Ounalom. Is reputedly the oldest Buddhist foundation in the city,probably predating the ...
The capital city of Laos was hardly a city! It was so small and cute, just a sleepy town really. With lots of amazing restaurants! We had a great slap up Italian meal one night and the other we reminisced fondly about Japan over sushi. Oh how I loved Japan. But still, our Laos experience is not feeling right! Maybe it is because it all seems richer and western. We need to find the magnificent mountains and rural beauty. But we still give Vientiane a chance and go on a ...
... at a stand still with one problem traveller after another. We again check through in 2 minutes. We get our US dollars for visa and some Vietnamese dong. We have 300,000. I suspect that is about 4 quid, but we're hoping it's 40 or we've been bumped Go to airport restaurant that advertises double cheese and bacon burgers. They have no bread, or burgers. My pint of beer lao is not a pint I am a sad man today Passport control is shut at the minute. Some Russians in front of us have ...
At Miracle Springs I helped make bricks for a new dome house. Sabrena taught me what to do.
Clay, dug from nearby
Sift the clay and sand to get rid of sticks and rocks
Mix together clay, sand and cement with a little water
The mixture has to be just right, mostly clay, not too much water
Fill the brick ...
... In the town there is a rave, well that's what we would call it, but the Laos people seem to be stood around eating and listening to music. There is another area, near the fountain which has a stage with live music acts, which are cool but then a couple get up and just talk - it's all a bit odd, but the Laos people seem to be dressed up and have made an effort!
Later on we Skype Rich and Sarah and catch up, it's great to hear from them and see them.
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