Mekong Sunshine Resort
Travel Blogs from Ban Sop Ruak
... everything, there were no taxis or tuk-tuks waiting when we came out. It was the middle of the day and pretty hot so we were not looking forward to walking back down to Sop Ruak. When we got to the main gate, we were trying to ask the guard about getting down to the town when a vehicle belonging to the museum drove in. He offered to drive us down for 100 baht.
He dropped us at the big golden Buddha on the river which is a bit like a boardwalk ...
... really). Most of the day was spent on the bus really....and after that, we got dropped off in Chiang Rai and instead of staying there for a night, jumped on ANOTHER bus at 5:35pm to Chiang Khong. This was a local bus, but was quite fun actually! 3 ...
... and there is this farmer's field with a huge banana tree in it, so off I go, peel down, squat, and as I am in the middle of things........a S N A K E goes slithering right between my legs!!!. I absolutely froze, but couldn't stop peeing right on top of the guy - and at that point all over my boots, not daring to move a fraction of an inch, assuming he was going to be really ****** off about the situation and stop in his tracks and decide to get revenge! THAT would have been ...
... are impressed with Monmanut's leadership skills as he organizes the troops, counts heads, converses with the pool manager about the entrance fees. In the water, the kids have a blast. These are the older age groups of the Agape population, and Lukas is thrilled to have kids his size to play with. The play is much rougher, the kids wrestling each other as they throw each other into the pool. Audrey is taking a strategic position on the pool ...
... until we reached the north end of town. After passing a building that had just burned down we hopped off the bus. While waiting for a sawngthaew to take us further off the beaten track we snacked on banana and potato fritters.
We were greeted by our gracious hosts Malee and Kurt at Malee's Nature Lovers Bungalows, our secluded hideaway for a couple of nights. She showed us to a cozy bungalow set amongst gardens of orchids, heliconia, torch ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed