Viang Yonok Hotel, Restaurant, Sports Club
Travel Blogs from Chiang Saen
Today was a fairly relaxed day. We started off with an English breakfast which was massive: veal sausage, 2 bacon rashers, 2 eggs, tomatoes, mushrooms, onions and toast - way too much!
Ian dropped us in town so we could do a bit more sightseeing. We visited more ruined temples and the wall of the city - reminds us very much of Angkor Wat …
We had a lovely breakfast this morning - a massive fruit pancake filled with banana, dragon fruit, pineapple and red papaya - absolutely delicious but way too big. The owner, Ian, came over to chat and suggest some site seeing for the day.
Ian drove us in to town (about 4 kms) and showed us where the best temples were, a restaurant for …
We had a leisurely start to the day as the only thing we had to do today was get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Saen. The reception staff had booked us on the tourist bus at 11.45 am so we had plenty of time to pack. After checking out, we used the computers in reception to write reviews for Trip Advisor. We will miss Rimping Village. The hotel was very …
... our tree house. When we returned our dinner had been delivered by a couple of woman who live in a bungalow in the jungle. They'd also set up all our beds for the night. Dinner was so tasty, we had a spread of yummy Laos cooked veggies and rice plus some spicy pork. After all that trekking we all thoroughly enjoyed a nice cooked meal! Once the sun had set the treehouse was in total darkness apart from a small Solar light suspended from the ceiling and our torches. As it was only ...
... all the other boats. I decided to splash out a bit on a more comfortable boat for the 2 day cruise to Luang Prabang. There are stories of more than 100 backpackers crammed onto the normal tourist boats, which, if you are lucky, have car or airplane seats. It's much quieter today, given the time of year, so maybe that wouldn't have been issue but the Shompoo boat definitely looks more comfortable and there are only 5 of us on board (a British couple in their sixties and 2 ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service