Villa Lao Wooden House
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- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... for them on a daily basis. Our mahouts arrived, helped us climb aboard the howdah (elephant seat) and then we headed off for an incredible 3 km ride down the steep path and across the river! What an experience! We then took a long boat across the river to the baby elephants area to feed them. A short ride up the river in the long boats brought us to the Tad Sea Waterfalls. As this is the end of the dry season, the falls where not running but ...
... morning was waterfall day and we dragged ourselves out of bed to go and meet Yip and Mike outside the sandwich shop. Being boys they were obviously late and so we had a breakfast smoothie whilst we were waiting. There ended up being 10 of us squeezed in the Tuk Tuk and we drove for an hour into the mountains before arriving. It was definitely worth it, the waterfalls were stunning! There were multiple pools of cascading bright blue water due the calcium ...
... out 'Freethe Bears.com' when we are back home. The waterfall at first was limestone blue and impressive, until we walked further up to see several layers of beauty cascading into pools of turquoise - it would take 1 hour to hike to the top, not a good idea in flip flops, so we opted for a dip in the pool. OMG - freezing cold but refreshing and welcomed changed from the oppressive heat of the day, 99 degrees. A spot of lunch and return home, like taking a journey deeper into a ...
... and for those who are even luckier to go to secondary school, once they have their degree, can often not find a job, without having some type of connection to the government and up until a couple of years ago, the people of Laos could not leave the country. Now if they do leave, they are only allowed access to other SE Asian countries and if they did decided to leave they would need a large amount of money not only to leave but to live else where. Laos is more ...
... booked our own minibus back to Vientiane and the Doctor. Next morning we were on a flight to Bangkok.
We had some hiccups with the insurance company - at first we found ourselves dealing with the night watchman who was worse than useless. After a little foot stamping we got some answers about whether or not we could go ahead and book flights and hotel for 5 people and a consultation in a private hospital. Everything on this trip is a ...