Luang Prabang

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November 7th 2005
Published: November 17th 2005
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I have not been writing much so I thought I would expand a bit...hope it is not to much... We ventured from Chaing Mai via minivan to the border town of Chaing Khong. There we stayed the night at a riverside guesthouse and handed in our passports so we would have Laos Visas in the morning for the ferry ride across the Mekong. There was not much to Chaing Khong save a few restaurants and guestho... Read Full Entry

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Eating in the ShackEating in the Shack
Eating in the Shack

Tamar and I grab some Spicy Papaya salad on the side of the road.
Shack ChefShack Chef
Shack Chef

our cook in the shack mashes the papaya with chilies in a stone bowl.

There was a small house near the watefall that housed a tiger. The park ranger feed the tiger some meat so we could pet it inside the cage. I had recently read The Life of Pi so I was a bit hesitant knowing the power of the great beast.
The Spainiards from Chaing MaiThe Spainiards from Chaing Mai
The Spainiards from Chaing Mai

We bumped into our friends from Chaing Mai and shared beers and stories at The Hive bar in Luang Prabang.
Binking around Luang PrabangBinking around Luang Prabang
Binking around Luang Prabang

Tamar chats with a local boy as I ride ahead.
With the kids of Sports CampeWith the kids of Sports Campe
With the kids of Sports Campe

I stopped to check out the camp and the kids ran to me for this photo.
Luang Prabang and MekongLuang Prabang and Mekong
Luang Prabang and Mekong

View from the top of the That Phousi temple that lies on the hill above town.
Everywhere are NY Yankee fansEverywhere are NY Yankee fans
Everywhere are NY Yankee fans

This girl was one of maybe 5 or 6 kids donning a Bomber's hat.
Street ChefStreet Chef
Street Chef

Tamar and I grab dinner on one of the street cafes (basically a table and chairs in the street). The fish was outstanding (direct from the Mekong River).
Fruit StandFruit Stand
Fruit Stand

Young girl mans the fruit stand during the night market.

17th November 2005

Good trip
Enjoy your trip man, it's fun to see you so far ma friend... See you ma buddy

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