Wat That Guest House
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- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Free parking
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... for tomorrow then walked back to the hotel for a little relax.
Later we headed out to the markets for a look around at all the stalls and purchase a few bits and bobs before heading into a restaurant for dinner and a drink but shattered after our overnight travels we headed back for an early night to prepare for tomorrow's trip.
Thursday 2 July...
We had an early start today as we were picked up by a tuk tuk and taken to the pier to board ...
... terminal we waited for a while trying to see our bags but as more and more people left and we could hear the bag truck driving away we began to slightly panic. Luckily trusty Rach spotted that our bags had just been put onto a different carousel - crisis averted. We headed to the free shuttle to the other airport and got on the bus. The shuttle took an hour and soon we were at the International airport, here we had just over 6 hours to kill before check in. We went ...
... bamboo steps. Finally at the top and we see they have a sign saying buy ticket for tuk-Tuk ride. 20,000 kip per person. That's $2.50!! Extremely overpriced. Will carried on with his questions but the Laos people didn't appreciate that. We just got a stank eye. I was willing to walk but the diva was tired and hot so we got in the tuk-tuk. The town is very third worldish. Exactly what we've been looking for. As we arrive we start to check out ...
... any other country in this region at around ten percent of its countryside.
We zipped back in to the treehouse then ate a hearty rice and vegetables breakfast (pretty much the same as dinner then!) before embarking on the final leg of our trip, ultimately back to base. We trekked via another ten or so ziplines some of which were just huge and took some skill to get all the way across. It was an amazing morning's activity and one none of us will ever forget- the views, ...
... there is a bomb buried underneath and farmers trying to make a living are often hurt whilst digging. Unfortunately, scrap metal hunting is often a killer as people are so poor that they take the risk just to make some money. The museum had plenty of disarmed bombs as exhibits (they were scary even though we knew they were safe). There were also some harrowing and very sad videos of some children from villages who had been affected by the bombs and who wanted to warn ...