Travel Blogs from Udon Thani
It's been four months since we've been away, and if we had a pound for every time we've said 'this is the life', we'd be able to buy a new tumble dryer with enough change for an Amstrad mini hi-fi. It's been a really relaxing third of a year, a year when the hour between 6pm and 7pm has become our new favourite hour of the day watching sunsets …
I'm writing on a friday, because for the majority of the school year boys have military training of fridays, and regular school is shut down. Males have a choice to attend military school for 3 years where they learn about combat, weaponry, history but don't see action, or they can opt to draw a red or black card when they are of age, and depending on the colour, they ...
... Mr. Tong came by to say hi, loved Hugo, said he wouldn't mind having him for the night...very straight forward guy! Yikes!
It got pretty late before we were back at the house. Zzzz...
Today we had our last day here in Udon Thani. After some discussion, we'd decided to go to an Internet cafe to order plane tickets to Hanoi (we had thought about taking a sleeper bus from Vientiane to Hanoi, a lot cheaper, but not very safe. Uncertain parents ...
... village called Nong Kham. A fairly bumpy and dark road towards the end. The tuk tuk driver started yelling for every bump (he did not like it a all!!) A pretty big house, but not much furniture there (been going through a divorce..) Luckily we get to sleep on the bed (one of the few things still remaining untouched by the angry in laws) While he and his girlfriend, Poo, are camping on the floor in the living room. He told us that that's something they usually ...
... in Hanoi I saw a dude getting on his motorbike wearing them. It was the little moons and stars all over them that gave it away.
Slight tangent: There is currently a group of people in California who have adopted a new religion for which the requirements are to smoke weed, drink White Russians and to wander around in a dressing gown whilst taking up the hobby of ten pin bowling. The religion is called Dudeism and they attend the church of the Later-Day Dude. ...
How has this villa rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting