Villa Lao Wooden House
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- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... year. There are two caves: one upper cave that requires a flashlight to see the statues and sits further up from the river and is tucked away. The second is more of an overhang and is not completely closed and offers a beautiful view of the river. The statues were of different sizes and materials and there were some poses of the Buddha I had not seen before (one of the Buddha standing, arms outstretched with palms facing forward). After taking the caves, we visited a small ...
After a good breakfast we were in the car at 7.55am ready for a big day. First visit was to the old town of Phonsavan which all bar one house was destroyed by the Americans during the Vietnam War. The Americans bombed everything on the Ho Chi Minh trail. We visited the Pia Wat temple, the hospital and the stupa which was the only thing remaining of the temple.
Then it was off to the Plain of Jars to site one with over 300 jars. ...
... go down an alley to get it back. After a few arguments everyone decided to leave it and headed for some beers at our guesthouse before sleeping. The next day was way less eventful. Because our guesthouse owner told us the boat leaves at 9:30, not 8:30 which everyone else got told, we rocked up at 9:25 the boat was full and all the seats were taken except 4 at the back for us lads. The problem with the back is you're right next to the engine, and the engine is unbelievably ...
... and guest houses are popular. We found a bar/guesthouse that was showing super 15 rugby so it was a done deal. We freshened up then headed to the night market for some dinner, in both our opinions this is the nicest place we've stayed so far. Despite the food being slightly more expensive, we found a great variety of meats, noodles and........ DUMPLINGS! I grabbed some chicken and dumplings while Su stocked up on a buffet. I have to say that Nando's has competition, ...
... I went. Helen followed shortly. Backs picked up and we headed out to meet our guide. Trung was ready and awaiting for our arrival. He was surprised how little baggage we had. Saying that, the other Brits on the flight all had massive wheelie suitcases! We headed outside, it was quite foggy and misty. A slight hint of freshness in the air. It was still 20 degrees though. The car came over, a more manageable 4X4 this time and away we went. Hmmm, ...