The River Resort
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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... spot that was just as beautiful with a view of the ruins on the mountainside. He again started setting up his tripod to take more photos of us and I was thinking “holy poo Nick, we have enough couples photos!” Turns out he was nervous and stalling but finally did manage to get down on one knee and ask me to “go ring shopping with him and then marry him”. After clarifying several times that this was not one of the fake ...
... Buddhism replaced Hinduism in Laos in the mid 13th century. There is an altar at the front section of its sanctuary featuring four big Buddha images with more Buddha images around the ruins. If you visit Wat Phu on the full moon of the third lunar month (usually in February), you will come across the temple's biggest annual festival with many impressive ceremonies and fun activities going on during ...
... comfortable. As is often the case the "bus station" was miles out of town (about 8km) and when we got off it was just the tourists and one local lady. As the bus was supposed to terminate in Pakse we asked where everyone else was getting off and we were told it was going on to another town. As we knew the bus had to go through Pakse to get there was asked why we could not be dropped off there (the locals seem to be dropped off wherever they want) but the ...
... produces fantastic Lao food. We hire bikes and ride out to Wat Phu, 45 mins away, amble down the banks of the Mekong stopping here and there at shady temples. We relax in our easy chairs and watch the boats go past and talk of yesteryear. I tell the BG that I think its really time we moved on before we get trapped in a time ...
... Its after this that the walk up became like something out of a fairytale. Walking up a gently sloped path flanked on both sides by a foot high sandstone retaining wall. At the end was this almost magical staircase.Narrow, steep, sagging in the middle like a smile and shaded by trees on both sides. The trees made the scene a thousand times better as it created a unique tunnel effect. The trees also completely hid what was above the stairs. Once ...