Travel Blogs from Udon Thani
A second day of driving around the area, this time we decided to travel north and west. We woke at a respectable time, had a nice plate of cold fried egg on toast before we headed out. Our first stop was Nong Khai – on the banks of the Mekong river it is connected to Laos (on the other side of the river) via the Thai-Laos Friendship bridge. …
Thanks to the ridiculously efficient air conditioning system (set at 25 degrees and low power) we both awakened in a near frozen state. On stepping outside it was obvious we were no longer in the south (Toto) and up here is not as warm. (In a brief aside I would like to apologise for everyone reading this in near freezing temperatures or while …
Following on from the last blog we boarded our train, found our cosy room and had a sit down while the train got more and more full. About 10minutes before departure a lady pushed a sheet of paper under Andy's nose – this was the menu for our supper and breakfast, we ordered and then she went away, came back to confirm our order and …
... in treating COPD!) and also something else that was put by my bedside which had Thai writing on it and I drank!!! I also had some basic physio as my lower back was still sore.
Hospitals in Laos and Thailand don't provide food to patients so instead at AEK there is a restaurant that delivers food to your room. There was a menu provided and to order we had to ring the restaurant. That wouldn't have been a problem if they had ...
... arranged the trip, so it was essentially a free weekend trip to a really interesting place. The part of Udon Thani that is now Ban Chiang was the site of research being conducted by a man from Harvard in the early 1970s. He slipped and as he was breaking his fall with his hands, he felt something underneath the dirt that he had fallen on. So, researchers began digging, and they discovered a ton of clay pots under the ground where people had been buried, and after an archaeological dig, ...
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