Le Bel Air Boutique Resort
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The early morning start for about 5am was made a lot easier by the fact it's the only time the internet properly works, so I happily took some time to catch up on some news and Wimbledon of course! We had woken for sunrise to watch the daily alms-giving ceremony to monks. As a tradition that has been going on in the city for a long time, there are a lot of posters to encourage respecting it properly. Unfortunately, as to maybe be expected, the more touristy ...
... snapping a million photos along the way. At the very end of the seemingly endless mini waterfalls & pools, there was a gigantic waterfall - definitely the biggest I have ever seen. We only found this later in the day so I ran short on time but vowed to return to this little bit of heaven on earth before I left.
Only 2 days later, I took a car out with some friends at the hostel back to the waterfall and fast tracked it to the big waterfall area. We hiked up to ...
... their leg and tie to a tree so stop the elephant causing too much damage to the surrounding areas, if they damage a farmers land, the company have to pay. Once the chains were loaded onto the elephants necks, we were told to get back on our elephant via the hut and sit on top of the chains (which was not comfortable) then directed our elephant down to the river for bath time! The five elephants walked into the water with us on their necks and their mahout on their back ...
... Southeast Asia, the very name Luang Prabang conjures up the classic image of Laos; streets of ochre colonial houses and swaying palms, lines of saffron-robed monks gliding through the morning mist, the sonorous thump of the temple drums before dawn, and, of course, longtail boats racing down the Mekong before the river slips out of view through a seam in the mountains.
It is ...
... pop into a French bakery to enjoy the local produced French pastries.
You'll need your imagination to see that you're back in Colonial France
Later in the day, of course, the favourite pastime of both ...