Savan Vegas Hotel & Casino
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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We've been walking lots in the sun! It's turned back into the weather we were familiar with in China: blue skies, hot sunshine, where you're grateful for every tree which provides shade along the road. My brolly has found a new occupation, as a sunshade, and I've been very glad of it. We looked at several hotels when we arrived, helped, as always, by Lonely Planet, less than usual by the travel wiki Rick downloaded onto his kindle, and more ...
Today we visited a local market where they were literally selling anything from a dead dog in a washing up bowl to rats, bats and bright fluorescent dyed chicks. We drove to Turtle Lake to feed them sticky rice! Then to a 200 year old Buddhist library called Hotay Pidok (which was a wardrobe with scrolls wrapped in cloth) containing the Sanskrit scriptures and bamboo tablets containing ancient teachings for health ...
... then the wet season really starts in June!
I could not help to think of the farmers in their one-room stilt houses, with only bamboo weaving and rice straw protecting them from this downpour. I’m unsure what this out-of-season rain means for their dry-season crops, but I hope not too much damage is done!
In a brief break in the rain, I peddled over to the guesthouse where Lester was staying and joined him for dinner. As an esteemed plant pathologist who has ...
... And I've not done much to show for it!
The buses are expensive to get from city to city, the food is pricey compared to others and I suppose I have drank and partied quite a bit while here which eats up the money rather quickly.
Savanahket is a quaint little town.. A few little local and western cafes, a nice area to walk the river front, though all in all.. Nothing to do. The outskirts of he city are ...
... a large Vietnamese population here.
After a breakfast of chicken noodle soup, we travelled through Phin district, Phalanxi, and eventually back through Champone to Savannakhet. We visited five farms today. The roads were rough and all dirt, unless on the national highway. To reach one farm we undertook some pretty impressive four-wheel driving! As farmers here don’t own cars, I guess they don’t worry about track maintenance.
Each farm ...