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The “sleeper” train

Days 138/139, Monday/Tuesday 21/22 May 2012, Vientiane to Bangkok Happy birthday mum ! It was a much quieter night last night thankfully so I managed some sleep ahead of the overnight sleeper train ride tonight, though given my poor record … Continue reading

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Vientiane

Days 136/137, Saturday/Sunday 19/20 May 2012, Vientiane I had a wee sleep in this morning, by my standards anyway and wasn’t up till 8.00. it is pouring down outside which is just perfect as it means I can have a … Continue reading

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12 hours on a bus, well – make that one and a bit buses

Day 135, Friday 18 May 2012, Savannakhet to Vientiane Frustratingly I was still awake at midnight so I popped half a pill in the end so I could some sleep. The room was too warm to sleep with the fan … Continue reading

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Wat Phou.

Day 133, Wednesday 16 May 2012, Champasak – Paske Damnit, I should never have left Don Det ! Crap sleep in Champasak… As always I was up early(ish), I had breakfast and a quick catch up blog post and then … Continue reading

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Canoe across the Mekong

Day 132, Tuesday 15 May 2012 – 4000 Islands to Champasak I was awake early again after another pretty good sleep, awesome ! It will be such a shame to leave, but it is time to move on – so … Continue reading

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Day trip up the ‘Kong

Day 131, Monday 14 May, 2012 – 4000 Islands. I had another good sleep, Don Det is quieter and cooler than most places I have been to, the bed is not the most comfortable but I am sleeping so well … Continue reading

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I lose something important – it had to happen I guess

Day 130, Sunday 13 May, 2012 – 4000 Islands It was a reasonably cool night and I managed a pretty good sleep, there is no air con in the bungalow and i didn’t need the fan either, such a relief … Continue reading

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Monk walks and on to Pakse

Day 126, Wednesday 9 May 2012, Luang Prabang to Pakse Weird night, I heard voices on the street outside and thought – cool, it must be time to get up and go see the monk walk. I staggered out of … Continue reading

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Pak Ou Caves and Kuang Si Falls ‘tour’

Day 122, Saturday 5 May 2012, Pak Ou caves and Tat Kuang Si falls I had another crappy nights sleep which is a real pain as the bed is just sooooo comfortable, so I was up early and in to … Continue reading

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Vhat Vat is Vat

Day 121, Friday 4 May 2012, Luang Prabang Happy 22nd Birthday Dom ! Luang Prabang (LP) is a UNESCO protected town situated where the Nam Khan joins the Mekong River. The town itself does not appear to be particularly old … Continue reading

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