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Elephant Village

March 21st 2013
13-19th Mar Today we are going to Vietnam but we decided to go on some elephants before. It was really scary because we went down a steep hill. Mum and I were on one elephant on this seat and I felt like I was going to fall out. When we got to the bottom of the hill there was a river. We got into the river and the man said "come and sit on the elephant's neck". I was really freaked out becaus ... read more
Asia » Laos » West » Luang Prabang

Lao or Laotian Flag Laos was under the control of Siam (Thailand) from the late 18th century until the late 19th century when it became part of French Indochina. The Franco-Siamese Treaty of 1907 defined the current Lao border with Thailand. In 1975, the Communist Pathe... ... read more
22nd March 2013

Great picture. You don't look very relaxed Richard! You are having many great experiences. I trust they continue.
24th March 2013

Elephants and more
Hi Bryan, yes the elephant riding was a memorable experience. They really were well cared for. As for the seat, yes I did feel like I was going to slip through and on the way down the slope it felt like the elephant was going to fall off the edge. As for the $1.00 haircut, Libby cuts the bits I miss and really there isn't much to miss anymore :-)

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