Wat That Guest House
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- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Free parking
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... is so fantastical. As the road twists and turns there is a different view every few minutes of these steeply rising hillsides covered in trees, with paddy fields clinging to their bottom edge, and the river ever present. Now in Nong Khiaw they have a tarmac road, and we are back with traffic, though it is mostly scooters and motorbikes, with quite a large presence of Toyota pickups, but the river is still a big presence. We sheltered from the rain for ...
... can imagine our frustration when at 8:50, after an hour sat on the boat, some people were still rocking up having had an extra hour in bed. This was made even worse when the final two to board asked us to move our seats (which we had chosen to maximise our comfort) forward as, despite being rather late, they seemed quite upset over having bad seats. Not happy. I decided once we were underway to go for a snooze which lasted until around 11. Meanwhile Susannah read a ...
... turn this into some kind of national multiplex and fix up the broken fountains that line the adjacent road whilst they're at it, people would flock here!
We chose our route around Laos with one eye on where we wanted to cross over into Thailand- ideally right at the top near Chiang Rai and the Lao border town of Huay Xai where the awesome sounding Gibbon Experience starts. As such, we wanted a broadly circular route around the country as Huay Xai is only one ...
... signs of deforestation for agricultural purposes but for the most part the river passes through virgin countryside. In the late afternoon we arrived at our overnight stop,a tiny hamlet with one street on a bend in the river. It exists to serve the river traffic and all the supplies for the area are offloaded here as the road network is non-existent through the mountains. We had a little walk around the ...
... was very nice (similar to one we had in Thailand and just as cheap but probably better quality). A bit of hot coal bounced off the foot of the man next to us when his waiter stoked the flames much to my secret amusement (as he made a big fuss).
Afterwards we found ourselves in an empty bar getting 2 for 1 Lao Lao cocktails whilst playing pool. We ended up getting more free Lao Lao shots after the cocktails too. Nicole was quite 'happy' by the end but still beat me at pool (I'm pretty bad at it).