Wat That Guest House
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The most beautiful country in SE Asia. I will be back agin soon.
TukTuk? TukTuk? Mooooterrbiiike? NO. ta.We really must stop doing the frustrating wandering finding a guesthouse. This town feels very different from Thailand, it feels a bit South of France really which is quite nice. We end up staying in a LITERAL (caitlin and ellie) PUN! its called Wat That. it used to be a Wat and is run by part dragon part …
... Calibri","sans-serif&qu ot;; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal;">Crossing the Nam Song River on a rickety bamboo bridge to get to a Canadian-owned pizza restaurant.
... children who wanted to practice their English. We had supper at a restaurant where the surly owner refused to take US dollars. Actually not surprising since half the country still has a problem with unexploded ordinance courtesy of the US. We walked in the night market which was extraordinary. We bought a lovely cross body bag with fine antique Hmong embroidery. Home to bed, having got lost following the wrong ...
... a very happy Ali watched arsenal v Liverpool. The next day we went to the UXO museum - this was a really eye opening experience as we had no idea the extent that the US bombed Laos during the Vietnam war to disrupt supplies getting to the VC. The amount of bombs dropped makes Laos the most bombed country in the world (in comparison to its size) and a huge amount of these bombs never detonated so approximately 300 people die every year from setting off bombs. Many of ...
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