Gateway Villa Hotel

Th Saykhong, Huay Xai, Lao Peoples Dem Rep | Hotel
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Bordercrossing again

A travel blog entry by c_josbeck on Mar 10, 2014

Just a little short stop before going back to Thailand

Huay Xai, Laos (27 - 29th May)

A travel blog entry by travelbuddy14


... an impossible mission. Jason struggled with his breathing and my heart raced so fast I was almost at the point of being sick. At this point we were told by our guide that this was the part of the journey (not even 30 minutes in) where many people admit defeat and turn back. We stopped for some water, steadied ourselves and after a few positive words with each other, we both took deep breaths and pushed on up the mountain and it was so worth it..... ...what a reward we had when ...

Still a Girl Scout at Heart

A travel blog entry by ellengoeseast


... up. Luckily, the guides were patient with me, I got a banana to eat during another stop where we received our ziplining harness, and my stomach settled. After that I was happy to find out that we weren't hiking too much further and most of it would be downhill. But first there was the zipline. Which was incredible! Of course I did a zipline before in Nepal and also in South Africa a few years back but this was so much better! We were flying out of and into ...

Cruising the Mekong

A travel blog entry by whereisvix


... 45 minutes for the driver to actually leave, by which time there are 8 of us crammed in with our luggage. Welcome to Laos! I can still see Thailand across the river, which is only 50m or so wide, but it is obvious you are in a different country and a much poorer one at that. I suppose I hadn't really noticed the relative wealth in Thailand, especially in the old city of Chiang Mai but the contrast is stark now I'm over the border. As the tuk-tuk struggles up even the ...

Crossing Borders, Part 2

A travel blog entry by ellengoeseast


... one of the ladies from the bus company approached me and informed me that if I waited by the road, there should be a white minibus coming by who could also take me to immigration for about 50 baht. That sounded more like it! In the end I did spend about 20 minutes in the midday sun by the road waiting for this minivan to show up, but as promised, the driver agreed to take me to the border for 50 baht. So far so good. I left Thailand without further ...


This hotel, located on Th Saykhong, Huay Xai, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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