Rashmi's Plaza Hotel
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... a cooking course. They don't have enough reservations so we'll go back tomorrow. Na de zonsondergang op de dijk langs de Mekong, waar de locals aan het sporten waren (aerobic, lopen, fitness, ...), zijn we wederom een beetje verdwaald onderweg naar Bistro 22. Uiteindelijk zijn we in een taxi gestapt omdat we het niet vonden en die heeft ons lachend blokje rond gereden om ons dan 50m verder af te zetten dan waar hij ons opgepikt had! Uiteraard ...
... checked into our room. We chilled out there for most of the morning. Around lunch time we headed out for food, then went and talked to different companies about booking a tour to Sapa, a hill town north of Hanoi.
On the 17th we headed out the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Complex. We tried to catch a cyclo out there (cycle rickshaw) but the price they offered us was ridiculous so we ended up getting a taxi (much cheaper). When we got dropped off at the complex we ...
Today's 4 hour bus trip seemed like nothing, we are getting so used to long journeys now! We arrived in Vang Vieng and after checking in took are orientation walk of the town. It's only a small town along a river consisting of only 3 roads with a few avenues and all set up for tourists. Our room had an amazing view of the river with mountains as the back drop, very picturesque. Pleased to ...
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Sunset over the Mekong
THINGS I WON'T MISS
The heat and humidity
Not having hot water in the kitchen
Having to wake up the shop keeper to get service!
Smell of the drains
Struggling to make my self understood
Saying no thanks to tuk tuk drivers whenever I pass even when I have just got out of one!
Pouring water from the tumble driver in the apartment's communal laundry out the 3rd ...
... and Johor Bahru which Jos went around asking directions to Melaka and John Burrows, wrong direction and wrong country.
We'd decided I would plan Malaysia and Jos would plan Laos. Awesome. I really worked hard at this task (people who know us well, or have gathered from these blogs, we don't really plan, or stick to it) So, I thought I'd come up with an amazing week for us. I managed to sort out a few buses and taxi's to get us there hoping that we'd make the last ...