Villa Lao Wooden House
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- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- High-speed internet in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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The alarm went of what seemed like far too early. Unfortunately it was not too early, it was exactly the right time, it was us that were wrong, or not right at the very least. It would have been nice to have a little longer in bed but by the time we dragged ourselves up and to breakfast (Emily only managed bread and water) it was time to go back to …
... it to 55,000 kip (just under £5) so Kirsty agreed to buy it at that price as she felt guilty haggling any further! I didn't buy any T-shirts, but I had a better look at what was on offer and prices so I could buy some tomorrow. Kirsty wearing the bracelet, to save a carrier bag (they give you a bag for everything here, just like in Thailand), we walked back to the hotel, via the shop for beer and water.
Best of all, no stomach cramps, fingers crossed that all is now ...
... Ought them back to our hotel to eat. Just as we had finished eating them, the van arrived to take us to the elephant village. As soon as we got there, we got taught the instructions of how to control the elephants. Then Travis was the first, and we all had a practice run on the same elephant around the top area. Once everyone had finished their training - about 7 people in our group, we went for a ride, down to the river, and back around to the top area ...
... there was a bear sanctuary. All the bears had either been rescued from private owners or had been orphaned due to poaching. They are such amazing animals to look at. It is a shame that these bears are unable to be released into the wild but unfortunately due to their previously unhappy lives they do not have the necessary survival skills. Even though these bears were not in the wild it was great to see how well they are looked after and they seemed to really enjoy ...
... tending new crops that clean to the banks once submerged during the rainy season and boats carrying teaks pass us by. We stop at the quaint village along the banks and nSouk brings me to several of his favourite vendors. Our first stop is the Rice Whiskey "distillery" where I sample three types of whiskey. The clear variety is 50% alcohol and goes down like such! The second is made with black rice and comes out the colour of red wine and 14% alcohol, finally ...