Baan Rai Lanna Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... out. We met up with the others and started the trek back, now pros at getting speed and stopping. We endured the arduous car ride, had lunch along the way and once back in Huoy Xai, got our bags and checked in at the same hotel. We had long showers to get ride of all the layers of mud and then went to Bar How for dinner. We met up with the Dutch girl there and had delicious chicken laap and pizza. Three young sisters, probably aged 6,8 and 11, run the place and serve everyone - most ...
... hand the bike back, grab my bags, and make our way back to the station. We returned to a favourite chicken satay restaurant we had visited before, but due to it being Buddha day, a lot of places were closed, including this restaurant. So we ended up next door, which wasn't a bad thing as we had a delicious duck Tom Yum soup, and cooled down our mouths with some coconut ice cream. There were no problems dropping the bike back, apart from the massive downside of having to carry ...
... and the next stop was the Thai/Laos border. Or so we thought. We stopped again at a 'tourist information centre’ to apparently buy tickets. We enquired as to what the tickets were for as we thought it was perhaps the visa stop (there were visa posters everywhere) but were met with unclear answers and told to stay in the queue. We got to the front and asked what we were paying for. The man said: ‘bus to border, bus to Laos immigration, took took ...
... view or participate in or photograph. Included in all of this is a larger-than-life replica of the Emerald Buddha, the original of which is now in Bangkok. There are many elephant-motif statues and decorations, of course.
There are also some interesting elements of Hinduism here on Doi Suthep, not entirely a surprise but a bit of one at such a clearly Buddhist place. But I have already seen some elements of syncretism in Asia between Buddhism and ...
... off in the most refreshing river. It was well and truly welcomed and deserved! We had lunch and then were picked up just up the road. We were still in the middle of the jungle so it took about 45 minutes on the bumpiest dirt road (surrounded by thousands of banana trees) before we got back to the main road and another 30 minutes before we were back in town. Mark and I had booked the night bus to Luang Prabang that night and we were also joined by another girl from our ...