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... are purchased and payed for a bus takes you 11km back up river to the slow boat dock. We purchased our tickets for 220,000kip (Laos currency) which works out at about £18.00 which was cheaper than buses and speed boats. Word of warning about the speed boats, they have a very bad safety record and not recommended for travellers so i would stay away, plus chances of your travelling insurance covering an accident on them is probably zero.
We got a couple of beers, sandwich and ...
... but I wondered why since they were so large that they would not actually be effective for me or most small bodied Thais. I guess the appearance is supposed to make us feel more comfortable? I wasn't too surprised though, because it seems like lip service and not losing face is just as important as utility here.
The people in Laos did not seem to be as friendly as Thailand, but maybe that is because we only met shopkeepers at the border. Still, I at least needed to buy ...
Back on the road this morning to get to Luang Prabang. We are heading there on a minibus, and the journey is a good 8/9 hours, so headphones in try and pass some time with empty chit chat with the 2 older couples that we met up with on the border. About 4 hours in, the journey isn't going too bad. The scenery is insane and the sun is shining. Things change however when we get a flat tyre on the mini bus due to the ...
... for the entire hour I was riding Tunsi. Hopping off her back, I was given an opportunity to thank her and feed her banana tree trunk. She really seemed to enjoy it. These elephants eat 250 kg of food per day. Their diet consists of sugar cane, melons, banana and banana tree trunks, along with a variety of grass. It take all the workers all day to supply enough food. To was this all down, they consume 120 litres of water. Once my first ride once ...
... at Tamarind tree (not to be confused with the real Tamarind restaurant (staff/owner quite rude and agressive)-shared a beer and chatted-Mone had a shake and noodle soup. Walked home along the riverside. Bought two skirts from Mone- a brightly coloured one woven by Mone's sister ($75) and the other indigo woven by a friend of her sister ($65). Said goodbyes and Mone headed home. Settled down and shared another ...